forehand stroke


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n forehand stroke (sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash)
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In literature:

Crosscourts: To be mixed in with your straight up and down strokes are the crosscourt forehand and backhand shots.
"Squash Tennis" by Richard C. Squires