Synonyms and Antonyms for backhand-stroke

1. backhand stroke (n.)

a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the stroke

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2. backhand (adj.)

(of racket strokes) made across the body with back of hand facing direction of stroke

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3. backhand (v.)

hit a tennis ball backhand

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4. stroke (n.)

(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

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5. stroke (v.)

touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions

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6. stroke (n.)

the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

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7. stroke (n.)

a light touch with the hands

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8. stroke (v.)

strike a ball with a smooth blow

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9. stroke (n.)

a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain

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10. stroke (n.)

a light touch

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