Definition of wristy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈrɪsti


Cricket & 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.

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