Meaning of “forehand” in the English Dictionary

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"forehand" in British English

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forehandnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfɔː.hænd/ us /ˈfɔːr.hænd/

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

"forehand" in American English

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forehandnoun [ C ]

us /ˈfɔrˌhænd, ˈfoʊr-/

(in sports such as tennis) a way of hitting the ball in which the inside part of the hand that is holding the racket (= piece of equipment) faces the direction of movement of the ball, or the player’s ability to perform this hit

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