The word “backhand” has 2 syllables: back-hand.

It's pronounced as /ˈbækˌhænd/.

What is synonym and antonym for backhand?

In the thesaurus, “backhand” has 8 synonyms.

Here are synonyms for backhand along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for backhand

  • copperplate
  • cursive
  • hand
  • handwriting
  • penmanship
  • print
  • running hand
  • script

Meanings of backhand

  • Noun
    1. A Stroke Made Across The Chest From The Off-hand Side To The Racquet Hand Side; A Stroke During Which The Back Of The Hand Faces The Shot.
    2. Handwriting That Leans To The Left.
    3. (Ultimate Frisbee) The Standard Throw; A Throw During Which The Disc Begins On The Off-hand Side And Travels Across The Chest To Be Released From The Opposite Side.
    4. The Reverse Side Of The Human Hand.
    5. The Hand Towards The Back Of The Board.
  • verb
    1. To Execute A Backhand Stroke Or Throw.
    2. To Slap With The Back Of One's Hand.
  • adjective
    1. (handwriting) Of Any Left Slanting Handwriting.
    2. (of Strokes Or Throws) In The Backhand Style.
    3. Of A Play That Uses The Back Side Of The Hockey Stick.

Example Sentences

  • With a quick backhand, he returned the tennis ball over the net.
  • The skilled player executed a powerful backhand shot during the match.
  • She surprised her opponent with a perfectly placed backhand slice.
  • The tennis coach emphasized improving the players' backhand techniques.
  • Frustrated, he practiced his backhand in an effort to refine his skills.

On this page you'll find 8 synonyms or another words to backhand, such as: copperplate, cursive, hand, handwriting, penmanship, print, running hand.

Make sure to choose synonyms and antonyms that are appropriate for the context of the sentence.

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