Definition of overspin in English:
A rotating motion given to a ball when throwing or hitting it, used to give it extra speed or distance or to make it bounce awkwardly.
- The problem was that he hit the ball like a slap shot in hockey, putting such overspin that the bottom of the ball dropped out quickly.
- They bounce and run like they're loaded with overspin.
- ‘The greens were so rough in those days, we both believed you had to hit down so the ball would start on the top of the grass, roll with overspin and keep the line.’
Definition of overspin in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan