Meaning of “backhand” in the English Dictionary

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"backhand" in British English

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backhandnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbæk.hænd/ us /ˈbæk.hænd/

(Definition of “backhand” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"backhand" in American English

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backhandnoun [ C ]

us /ˈbækˌhænd/

(in sports such as tennis) a way of hitting the ball in which the back of the hand holding the racket is turned in the direction you want to hit the ball

(Definition of “backhand” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)