Definition of backswing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbakswiNG/


A backward swing, especially of an arm or of a golf club when about to hit a ball.
Example sentences
  • I was having a problem swaying backward on my backswing and I wasn't making solid contact.
  • Stephen had a common swing flaw: He failed to turn his body behind the ball during the backswing.
  • You can achieve consistent results by adjusting the length of your backswing and your swing speed.

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Syllabification: back·swing

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