Definition of overarm in English:
adjective& adverbchiefly British
(Of a throw or a stroke with a racket) made with the hand or arm passing above the level of the shoulder: [as adjective]: the bowler was happy to demonstrate his overarm technique [as adverb]: competitors can throw overarm or underarm
More example sentences
- Freestyle in those days was the trudgen, an alternating overarm stroke with a scissors kick.
- He used a stroke he observed natives of the Solomon Islands using, which combined an up-and-down kick with an alternating overarm stroke.
- I think basically it was an overarm stroke with a scissor kick with the legs.
Definition of overarm in:
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