how to pronounce backhand

/ˈbækˌhænd/

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backhand is pronounced in two syllables

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bækhænd

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An example use of backhand in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… um her backhand is absolutely awful i'm …”

meaning of backhand

Backhand is a type of tennis serve.

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