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overhand

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adjective over·hand \ˈō-vər-ˌhand\

Definition of overhand

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

overhand

adverb

overhanded

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First Known Use of overhand

1656


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overhand

verb over·hand

Definition of overhand

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

First Known Use of overhand

1871


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overhand

noun over·hand

Definition of overhand

  1. :  an overhand stroke (as in handball)

First Known Use of overhand

circa 1934


OVERHAND Defined for English Language Learners

overhand

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adjective

Definition of overhand for English Language Learners

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


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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