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n. - (sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash).

Usage examples (34)
  • Someday, they'll decide my forehand is as good as, if not better than, my backhand.
  • "His forehand is not only heavy, it's hard," says Patrick McEnroe, the U.S.
  • Kim, ranked No. 234, reached match point with a forehand from the baseline that ticked the top of the net and dribbled over.
  • Trailing 6-4, Acasuso saved one match point on Safin's serve, but then netted a forehand from the baseline after a short rally. for more
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