overarm

adjective
over·​arm | \ ˈō-vər-ˌärm How to pronounce overarm (audio) \

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

He made an overarm throw.

First Known Use of overarm

1864, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of overarm was in 1864

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“Overarm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overarm. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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