overarm

adjective over·arm \ ˈō-vər-ˌärm \

Definition of overarm

1 : overhand
2 of a swimming stroke : made with the arm lifted out of the water and stretched forward over the shoulder to begin the stroke

Examples of overarm in a Sentence

  1. He made an overarm throw.

First Known Use of overarm

1864

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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