adverb Also o·ver·hand·ed.
verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for overhand
Overhand on the wrong side the two together across the end and up both sides.
Put the hemmed bands on the side having the placket and the gusset, and the overhand bands on the side of the nightgown opening.
The pieces for an overhand seam should be pinned carefully, placing the pins at right angles to the edge.Textiles and Clothing|Kate Heintz Watson
A bight is first formed and an overhand knot made with the end around the standing part.Boy Scouts Handbook|Boy Scouts of America
He swam, practised the overhand racing stroke, dived; in the Gym.Rough-Hewn|Dorothy Canfield