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



BrE BrE//ˈfɔːhænd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːrhænd//
[usually singular] Tennis
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(in tennis, etc.) a way of hitting a ball in which the inner part of the hand (= the palm) faces the ball as it is hit She has a strong forehand. a forehand volley He served to his opponent's forehand. compare backhand See related entries: Tennis
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: forehand