a shot played to one side of and beyond the reach of an opponent coming to or stationed at the net.
(tennis) a winning shot hit outside an opponent’s reach
- Passing strange
adverb exceedingly bizarre Word Origin 1749
[pash-uh n] /ˈpæʃ ən/ noun 1. any powerful or compelling emotion or feeling, as love or hate. 2. strong amorous feeling or desire; love; ardor. 3. strong sexual desire; lust. 4. an instance or experience of strong love or sexual desire. 5. a person toward whom one feels strong love or sexual desire. 6. a […]
[pash-uh-nl] /ˈpæʃ ə nl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or marked by passion. 2. caused or accompanied by passion: a passional crime. noun 3. a book containing descriptions of the sufferings of saints and martyrs, for reading on their festivals. /ˈpæʃənəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or due to passion or the passions noun 2. […]
[pash-uh-ner-ee] /ˈpæʃ əˌnɛr i/ noun, plural passionaries. 1. (def 3).