Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

forehanded

play
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


Learn More about forehanded


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up forehanded? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 11, 2016

the holder of an office

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

16.96 pounds 2.2 pounds 100 pounds 196.5 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ