overarm

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adjective over·arm \ˈō-vər-ˌärm\

Definition of overarm

  1. 1 :  overhand

  2. 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.

1864

First Known Use of overarm

1864

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