from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Made or done with the hand moving palm forward: a forehand tennis stroke.
- adj. Obsolete Taking place, done, or given beforehand; prior.
- n. A forehand stroke, as in tennis.
- n. The part of a horse in front of the rider.
- adv. With a forehand stroke or motion.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a stroke in which the palm of the hand faces the direction of the stroke
- n. 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
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. All that part of a horse which is before the rider.
- n. The chief or most important part.
- n. Superiority; advantage; start; precedence.
- adj. Done beforehand; anticipative.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The part of a horse which is in front of the rider.
- n. The chief part; main dependence.
- n. Advantage; the better.
- Done beforehand; anticipative; done or paid in advance.
- Being ahead or in advance; front.
- In lawn-tennis, noting a stroke made by a right-handed player when the ball is on the right side of his body, or by a left-handed player when it is on the left side.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of racket strokes) made with palm facing direction of stroke
- n. (sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash)
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