[oh-ver-hand] /ˈoʊ vərˌhænd/
thrown or performed with the raised over the shoulder; overarm:
with the and part or all of the arm raised above the shoulder:
to pitch overhand.
(in sewing and embroidery) with close, shallow stitches over two edges.
adverb, Also, overhanded
with the over the object:
to grasp one’s fork overhand.
an overhand stroke, throw, or delivery.
verb (used with object)
to sew overhand.
thrown or performed with the hand raised above the shoulder
sewn with thread passing over two edges in one direction
with the hand above the shoulder; overarm
with shallow stitches passing over two edges
to sew (two edges) overhand
1570s, “upside down,” from over- + hand. Sense in tennis, etc., in reference to hand position above that which is gripped, is first recorded 1861. As an adjective, of throws, strokes, or bowls, “done with the hand raised above the shoulder,” it is first recorded 1828 (in cricket).
noun 1. a simple knot of various uses that slips easily. noun 1. a knot formed by making a loop in a piece of cord and drawing one end through it Also called thumb knot
[han-dl] /ˈhæn dl/ noun 1. a part of a thing made specifically to be grasped or held by the hand. 2. that which may be held, seized, grasped, or taken advantage of in effecting a purpose: The clue was a handle for solving the mystery. 3. Slang. 4. the total amount wagered on an event, […]
[verb oh-ver-hang; noun oh-ver-hang] /verb ˌoʊ vərˈhæŋ; noun ˈoʊ vərˌhæŋ/ verb (used with object), overhung, overhanging. 1. to or be suspended over: A great chandelier overhung the ballroom. 2. to extend, project, or jut over: A wide balcony overhangs the garden. 3. to impend over or threaten, as danger or evil; loom over: The threat […]
[hap-ee] /ˈhæp i/ adjective, happier, happiest. 1. delighted, pleased, or glad, as over a particular thing: to be happy to see a person. 2. characterized by or indicative of pleasure, contentment, or joy: a happy mood; a happy frame of mind. 3. favored by fortune; fortunate or lucky: a happy, fruitful land. 4. apt or […]