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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overhand, overhanded, overarmadjective

    with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level

    "an overhand pitch"; "an overhand stroke"


  1. overhandedadverb


  2. overhandedadjective



  1. overhanded

    Overhanded generally refers to the manner of doing something in which the hand is positioned or moving downward from above. It implies that the back of the hand is directed upwards and could be associated with actions like throwing or pitching in sports, techniques in knitting, or even style in specific exercises. It's also often used to describe direct, blunt or forceful actions or behaviors.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overhanded in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overhanded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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