how to pronounce forehand

/ˈfɔːɹˌhænd/

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forehand is pronounced in two syllables

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fɔːɹhænd

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

“… course forehand or backhand forehand …”

meanings of forehand

noun:

  1. The hand towards the front of the board.
  2. Superiority; advantage; start; precedence.
  3. A throw similar to a sidearm throw in baseball, where the disc remains on the throwing-arm side of the body and is led by the middle finger.
  4. All of the part of a horse which is before the rider.
  5. The chief or most important part.
  6. A stroke in which the palm of the hand faces the direction of the stroke.

adjective:

  1. Beforehand; paid in advance.

verb:

  1. To strike with a forehand stroke.

name:

  1. A surname​.

words that rhyme with forehand

beforehand

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