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o·ver·arm 1

adj. Sports
1. Executed with the arm raised above the shoulder; overhand: an overarm throw.
2. Of, relating to, or being a stroke in swimming that is begun with the arm lifted and stretched forward over the shoulder.

o·ver·arm 2

tr.v. o·ver·armed, o·ver·arm·ing, o·ver·arms
To supply (a nation, for example) with an excess of weaponry, especially nuclear missiles.
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(ˈəʊvərˌɑːm) sport
(General Sporting Terms) bowled, thrown, or performed with the arm raised above the shoulder
with the arm raised above the shoulder
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(ˈoʊ vərˌɑrm)

thrown or performed by raising the arm above the shoulder.
[1860–65, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overarm - with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level; "an overhand pitch"; "an overhand stroke"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
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[ˈəʊvərɑːm] ADV [throw, bowl] → por encima de la cabeza
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(ˈəuvəraːm) adjective, adverb
(of a throw) with the hand and arm moving round above the shoulder. He bowled overarm; an overarm throw.
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Special "overarms" safely capture your bow so it won't creep out of the press.