[fawr-hand, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌhænd, ˈfoʊr-/
(in tennis, squash, etc.) of, relating to, or noting a stroke made from the same side of the body as that of the holding the racket, paddle, etc.
Compare (def 5).
being in front or ahead.
foremost or leading.
done beforehand; given or made in advance, as a payment.
(in tennis, squash, etc.) a forehand stroke.
the part of a horse that is in front of the rider.
Cards. the player on the dealer’s left, in a game with three players.
Compare , .
Archaic. a superior or advantageous position.
(in tennis, squash, etc.) with a forehand stroke.
foremost or paramount
done or given beforehand
the part of a horse in front of the saddle
a frontal position
(sport) with a forehand stroke
(sport) to play (a shot) forehand
tennis stroke, 1879 (adj.), 1909 (n.), from fore- + hand (n.). Earlier it meant “position in front or above” (16c.); hence forehanded “prudent.” Earliest use of the word is in archery, forehand shaft “arrow for shooting straight in front” (1540s).
[fawr-han-did, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˈhæn dɪd, ˈfoʊr-/ adjective 1. (def 1). 2. capable of dealing or coping with unexpected problems. 3. providing for the future; prudent; thrifty. 4. in good financial circumstances; well-to-do. adverb 5. (def 9). /ˌfɔːˈhændɪd/ adjective 1. (US) adverb, adjective 2. (sport) a less common word for forehand
[fawr-id, for-; fawr-hed, for-] /ˈfɔr ɪd, ˈfɒr-; ˈfɔrˌhɛd, ˈfɒr-/ noun 1. the part of the face above the eyebrows; brow. 2. the fore or front part of anything. /ˈfɒrɪd; ˈfɔːˌhɛd/ noun 1. the part of the face between the natural hairline and the eyes, formed skeletally by the frontal bone of the skull; brow related […]
[fawr-hahrth, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌhɑrθ, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. (in a blast furnace or cupola) a reservoir for iron or slag, accessible through a door at level.
/ˈfɔːˌhɒk/ noun 1. a foreleg cut of bacon or pork