overhand: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ō'vur-hand"), [key]
— adj.
  1. thrown or performed with the hand raised over the shoulder; overarm: overhand stroke.
  2. with the hand and part or all of the arm raised above the shoulder: to pitch overhand.
  3. (in sewing and embroidery) with close, shallow stitches over two edges.
  1. an overhand stroke, throw, or delivery.
  1. to sew overhand.
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