Pronunciation: (ō'vur-hand"), [key]
1. thrown or performed with the hand raised over the shoulder; overarm: overhand stroke.
2. with the hand and part or all of the arm raised above the shoulder: to pitch overhand.
3. (in sewing and embroidery) with close, shallow stitches over two edges.
with the hand over the object: to grasp one's fork overhand.
an overhand stroke, throw, or delivery.
to sew overhand.
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