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forehanded

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adjective fore·hand·ed \(ˌ)fȯr-ˈhan-dəd\

Definition of forehanded

  1. 1 a :  mindful of the future :  prudent b :  well-to-do

  2. 2 :  forehand 2

fore·hand·ed·ly adverb
fore·hand·ed·ness noun


Examples of forehanded

  1. <was forehanded enough to stock up on batteries for winter storms>



1650

First Known Use of forehanded

1650


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