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English definition of “forehand”

forehand

noun [C]     /ˈfɔː.hænd/ US  /ˈfɔːr-/
(in sports such as tennis ) a hit in which the palm of the hand that is holding the racket faces the same direction as the hit itself, or the player's ability to perform this hit : a forehand volley His forehand is his weakest shot . serve to her forehand → Compare backhandTennis and racket sports
(Definition of forehand noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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