overarm

[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəɹˈɑːm/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level
    an overhand stroke
    an overhand pitch
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How To Use overarm In A Sentence

  • He lunges at the open window, hurling his strawberry milkshake in a cramped overarm throw.
  • One boxer, Khalid, who is 21, displays particular talent, with an overarm technique reminiscent of George Foreman.
  • It's hard to get too excited for the England boys when they've just vanquished a team that can barely bowl overarm.
  • I think basically it was an overarm stroke with a scissor kick with the legs.
  • “You will have more success if you throw overarm,” a voice said from directly behind her. No Man's Mistress
  • He is credited with introducing round-arm and overarm bowling to Victoria.
  • Freestyle in those days was the trudgen, an alternating overarm stroke with a scissors kick.
  • Overarm, bouncers, yorkers, reverse swing, googlies and doosras have shown just how responsive and inventive bowlers can be. Times, Sunday Times
  • The efficiency of the evolving speed strokes - overarm sidestroke, trudgen and, later, the crawl stroke-could now be tested more accurately and scientifically.
  • Ii'S clear from the history of cricket that bowling has gone through an evolution from underarm bowling to overarm bowling.
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