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overarm Explained

overarm at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj, adv especially BrE an overarm throw in a sport is when you throw the ball with your arm high above your shoulder// underarm//

överarm at Swedish => English Of Explained:

upper arm

överarm at Swedish => english Of Explained:

upper arm

overarm at Danish => English Of Explained:

tage
vintage
beret
berylli

overarm at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

(especially BrE) (also overhand especially in AmE) adverb if you throw a ball overarm, you throw it with your arm swung backwards and then lifted high above your shoulder
overarm (especially BrE) (also overhand especially in AmE) adjective:
an overarm throw
compare UNDERARM

overarm at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

overarm
adj : with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder
level; "an overhand pitch"; "an overhand stroke" [syn:
{overhand}, {overhanded}] [ant: {underhand}]

overarm at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: prefix » over|arm

Adjective

Inter: en-adj » -
  • Throwing while having the hand above the elbow

    Antonyms

    * underarm

    Adverb

    Inter: en-adv » -

  • Having the hand above the arm at the time of throwing
    1. : In cricket, one must only bowl overarm.

      Antonyms

      * underarm


    Translation: fr » overarm
    Translation: ko » overarm
    Translation: mg » overarm
    Translation: my » overarm
    Translation: ta » overarm
    Translation: vi » overarm
    Translation: zh » overarm