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Definition of backhand noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

backhand

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈbækhænd//
 
[usually singular]
 
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(in tennis, etc.) a stroke played with the back of the hand turned in the direction toward which the ball is hit He has a good backhand (= he can make good backhand strokes). a backhand volley/drive compare forehand
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: backhand