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adj. Sports
Thrown with or marked by a sideways motion of the arm between shoulder and hip height and relatively parallel to the ground: a sidearm baseball pitch.

side′arm′ adv.

side′ arm`

a weapon, as a pistol or sword, carried at the side or in the belt.



1. with a swinging motion of the arm moving to the side of the body at or below shoulder level and nearly parallel to the ground: to pitch sidearm.
2. thrown or performed sidearm.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sidearm - (of pitches) made with the arm moving parallel to the ground; "a sidearm pitch"
Adv.1.sidearm - in a sidearm manner; "he prefers to throw sidearm"


[ˈsaɪdɑːrm] narme f de poing
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