Definition of backspin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

backspin

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbækspɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbækspɪn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a backward spinning movement of a ball that has been hit, which makes it go less far than it normally would
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: backspin