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forehanded

[fawr-han-did, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˈhæn dɪd, ˈfoʊr-/
adjective
1.
forehand (def 1).
2.
capable of dealing or coping with unexpected problems.
3.
providing for the future; prudent; thrifty.
4.
in good financial circumstances; well-to-do.
adverb
5.
forehand (def 9).
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; forehand + -ed3
Related forms
forehandedly, adverb
forehandedness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for forehandedness

forehanded

/ˌfɔːˈhændɪd/
adjective
1.
(US)
  1. thrifty
  2. well-off
adverb, adjective
2.
(sport) a less common word for forehand
Derived Forms
forehandedly, adverb
forehandedness, noun
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