Definition of backspin
: a backward rotary motion of a ball
Examples of backspin in a Sentence
put backspin on the ball
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Thames revised his swing by focusing on a flat bat path that would give his hits more backspin.
The icing on the cake was the little details that matter: the follow through, the curling down of fingers, the backspin, the holding of the follow through — and of course, the swish.
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Definition of backspin for English Language Learners
: a backward spinning motion of a ball
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