What does forehanded mean?

Definitions for forehanded
ˈfɔrˈhæn dɪd, ˈfoʊr-fore·hand·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forehand(a), forehandedadjective

    (of racket strokes) made with palm facing direction of stroke

  2. forehandedadjective

    having provided for the future


  1. forehandedadjective

    Looking to the future; displaying foresight; prudent.

  2. forehandedadjective

    Played with a forehand stroke.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Forehandednoun

    Etymology: from fore and hand.

    If by thus doing you have not secured your time by an early and forehanded care, yet be sure, by a timely diligence, to redeem the time. Jeremy Taylor, Rule of living holy.

    Bauble, do you call him? He’s a substantial true-bred beast, bravely forehanded: mark but the cleanness of his shapes too. John Dryden, Don Sebastian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forehandedadjective

    early; timely; seasonable

  2. Forehandedadjective

    beforehand with one's needs, or having resources in advance of one's necessities; in easy circumstances; as, a forehanded farmer

  3. Forehandedadjective

    formed in the forehand or fore parts

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forehanded in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forehanded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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