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fore·hand

 (fôr′hănd′)
adj.
1. Made with the palm of the dominant hand facing forward: a forehand tennis stroke.
2. Obsolete Taking place, done, or given beforehand; prior.
n.
1.
a. A forehand stroke or shot, as in tennis.
b. A position for controlling a ball or puck, in which the palm of the dominant hand faces forward: had the puck on his forehand when he shot.
2. The part of a horse in front of the rider.
adv.
With a forehand stroke or motion.

forehand

(ˈfɔːˌhænd)
adj (prenominal)
1. (General Sporting Terms) sport
a. (of a stroke) made with the racket held so that the wrist is facing the direction of the stroke
b. of or relating to the right side of a right-handed player or the left side of a left-handed player
2. foremost or paramount
3. done or given beforehand
n
4. (General Sporting Terms) sport
a. a forehand stroke
b. the side on which such strokes are made
5. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) the part of a horse in front of the saddle
6. a frontal position
adv
(General Sporting Terms) sport with a forehand stroke
vb
(General Sporting Terms) sport to play (a shot) forehand

fore•hand

(ˈfɔrˌhænd, ˈfoʊr-)

adj.
1. (in tennis, squash, etc.) of, pertaining to, or being a stroke made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of movement. Compare backhand (def. 5).
2. being in front or ahead.
n.
3. (in tennis, squash, etc.) a forehand stroke.
4. the part of a horse in front of the rider.
adv.
5. with a forehand stroke.
[1535–45]

forehand


Past participle: forehanded
Gerund: forehanding

Imperative
forehand
forehand
Present
I forehand
you forehand
he/she/it forehands
we forehand
you forehand
they forehand
Preterite
I forehanded
you forehanded
he/she/it forehanded
we forehanded
you forehanded
they forehanded
Present Continuous
I am forehanding
you are forehanding
he/she/it is forehanding
we are forehanding
you are forehanding
they are forehanding
Present Perfect
I have forehanded
you have forehanded
he/she/it has forehanded
we have forehanded
you have forehanded
they have forehanded
Past Continuous
I was forehanding
you were forehanding
he/she/it was forehanding
we were forehanding
you were forehanding
they were forehanding
Past Perfect
I had forehanded
you had forehanded
he/she/it had forehanded
we had forehanded
you had forehanded
they had forehanded
Future
I will forehand
you will forehand
he/she/it will forehand
we will forehand
you will forehand
they will forehand
Future Perfect
I will have forehanded
you will have forehanded
he/she/it will have forehanded
we will have forehanded
you will have forehanded
they will have forehanded
Future Continuous
I will be forehanding
you will be forehanding
he/she/it will be forehanding
we will be forehanding
you will be forehanding
they will be forehanding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been forehanding
you have been forehanding
he/she/it has been forehanding
we have been forehanding
you have been forehanding
they have been forehanding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been forehanding
you will have been forehanding
he/she/it will have been forehanding
we will have been forehanding
you will have been forehanding
they will have been forehanding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been forehanding
you had been forehanding
he/she/it had been forehanding
we had been forehanding
you had been forehanding
they had been forehanding
Conditional
I would forehand
you would forehand
he/she/it would forehand
we would forehand
you would forehand
they would forehand
Past Conditional
I would have forehanded
you would have forehanded
he/she/it would have forehanded
we would have forehanded
you would have forehanded
they would have forehanded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forehand - (sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash)forehand - (sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash)
squash rackets, squash racquets, squash - a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets
badminton - a game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net
lawn tennis, tennis - a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
return - a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player; "he won the point on a cross-court return"
Adj.1.forehand - (of racket strokes) made with palm facing direction of stroke
backhand, backhanded - (of racket strokes) made across the body with back of hand facing direction of stroke
Translations
ظَهْر اليَد
forehandforehandový
forhåndforhånds-
kämmenlyönti
forhend
tenyeres
forhandarhögg
smūgis iš dešinėssmūgis iš kairės
forhendforhendový
iç vuruş

forehand

[ˈfɔːhænd] N (Tennis) → drive m

forehand

[ˈfɔːrhænd] ncoup m droit

forehand

(Sport)
nVorhand f
attrVorhand-; forehand volleyVorhandvolley m

forehand

[ˈfɔːˌhænd] n (Tennis) → diritto

forehand

(ˈfoːhӕnd) noun
in tennis etc, (the ability to make) a stroke or shot with the palm of one's hand turned towards the ball. a strong forehand; (also adjective) a forehand stroke.
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