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Synonyms for backhandˈbækˌhænd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backhand, backhand stroke, backhand shot(adj)

    a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the stroke

    Synonyms:
    backhand, backhand stroke, backhand shot

    Antonyms:
    spoken

  2. backhand(a), backhanded(adj)

    (of racket strokes) made across the body with back of hand facing direction of stroke

    Antonyms:
    spoken

  3. backhand, left-slanting(verb)

    (of handwriting) having the letters slanting backward

    Synonyms:
    left-slanting, backhand, backhanded, backhand(a)

    Antonyms:
    spoken

  4. backhand(verb)

    hit a tennis ball backhand

    Antonyms:
    spoken

Wiktionary

  1. backhand(noun)

    Antonyms:
    palm, forehand

  2. backhand(noun)

    Of any left slanting handwriting

    Antonyms:
    forehand, palm

  3. backhand(noun)

    In the backhand style

    Antonyms:
    forehand, palm

  4. backhand(noun)

    Of a play that uses the back side of the hockey stick

    Antonyms:
    forehand, palm

  5. backhand(noun)

    The reverse side of the human hand.

    Antonyms:
    palm, forehand

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setback, set-back


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