forehanded


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fore·hand·ed

 (fôr′hăn′dĭd)
adj.
1. Forehand, as in tennis.
2.
a. Looking or planning ahead; circumspect.
b. Having ample financial resources; well-off.

fore′hand′ed·ly adv.
fore′hand′ed·ness n.

forehanded

(ˌfɔːˈhændɪd)
adj
a. thrifty
b. well-off
adv, adj
(General Sporting Terms) sport a less common word for forehand
ˌforeˈhandedly adv
ˌforeˈhandedness n

fore•hand•ed

(ˈfɔrˈhæn dɪd, ˈfoʊr-)

adj.
2. capable of dealing or coping with unexpected problems.
3. providing for the future; prudent; thrifty.
4. in good financial circumstances; well-to-do.
adv.
[1585–95]
fore′hand′ed•ly, adv.
fore′hand′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.forehanded - (of racket strokes) made with palm facing direction of stroke
2.forehanded - having provided for the future
provident - providing carefully for the future; "wild squirrels are provident"; "a provident father plans for his children's education"

forehanded

adjective
Trying attentively to avoid danger, risk, or error:
Translations
References in classic literature ?
"He did not," the Inkstand replied; "he isn't at all forehanded at repartee."
Beth is the best of little creeters, and a sight of help to me, bein so forehanded and dependable.
I sold out to a Pumfietman who was so’thin’ forehanded. He was to give me ten dollar an acre for the clearin’, and one dollar an acre over the first cost on the woodland, and we agreed to leave the buildin’s to men.