Backhand

Definition of Backhand

Back´hand`
n.1.A kind of handwriting in which the downward slope of the letters is from left to right.
2.(Sports) The stroke of a ball with a racket or paddle, in which head of the racket starts from the side of the body opposite to that of the arm in which the racket is held, and proceeds forward to meet the ball. Contrasted with forehand.
a.1.Sloping from left to right; - said of handwriting.
2.Backhanded; indirect; oblique.

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handwriting, left-slanting, written
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