adjectiveCricket & Tennis
(Of a stroke) performed using a pronounced movement of the wrist: he uses a fast, wristy swing to hit his forehand
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- Laxman is a hesitant starter but a quick flurry of wristy strokes changed the tempo of the innings.
- Hewitt wastes no time pressing home his advantage, finishing his service game with a wristy winner from the baseline.
- I'm usually kind of wristy with my stroke, and putting can be a weak part of my game.
Words that rhyme with wristyballistae, Christie, Corpus Christi, misty, twisty
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