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overhand

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adjective over·hand \ˈō-vər-ˌhand\

Simple Definition of overhand

  • : made with the hand brought forward and down from above the shoulder

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of overhand

  1. :  made with the hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level

overhand adverb
overhanded play \ˌō-vər-ˈhan-dəd\ adverb or adjective

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overhand

verb over·hand

Definition of overhand

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to sew with short vertical stitches



1871

First Known Use of overhand

1871


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overhand

noun over·hand

Definition of overhand

  1. :  an overhand stroke (as in handball)



Circa 1934

First Known Use of overhand

circa 1934


OVERHAND Defined for Kids

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overhand

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adjective over·hand \ˈō-vər-ˌhand\

Definition of overhand for Students

  1. :  made with the hand brought forward and down from above the shoulder <an overhand throw>




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overhand

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adverb over·hand

Definition of overhand for Students

  1. :  with an overhand movement <I threw the ball overhand.>




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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "overhand"


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