Backhand (noun)

A stroke made with the back of the hand facing forward, as in racket sports.

Origin:

Compound word: back + hand.

Examples:

  1. He hit the ball with a backhand.
  2. She had a powerful backhand.
  3. He was known for his backhand in the game of tennis.
  4. The backhand shot was a weak point for him.
  5. She practiced her backhand for hours to improve her technique.
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