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Synonyms for backhand

Noun

1. backhand, backhand stroke, backhand shot, return
usage: a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the stroke

Verb

1. backhand, hit
usage: hit a tennis ball backhand

Adjective

1. backhand(prenominal) (vs. forehand), backhanded
usage: (of racket strokes) made across the body with back of hand facing direction of stroke
2. backhand, left-slanting, written (vs. spoken)
usage: (of handwriting) having the letters slanting backward
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