sidearm

[sahyd-ahrm]
adverb
1.
with a swinging motion of the arm moving to the side of the body at shoulder level or below and nearly parallel to the ground: to pitch sidearm.
adjective
2.
thrown or performed sidearm: a sidearm curve ball; sidearm stroke.

Origin:
1925–30; side1 + arm1

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sidearm

adjective
1. (of pitches) made with the arm moving parallel to the ground; "a sidearm pitch" 

adverb
1. in a sidearm manner; "he prefers to throw sidearm" 
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Example sentences
Ziegler's sidearm flick of a throw home is off line.
Prescribing minimum standards of sidearm training and certification for peace officers before they carry a sidearm.
During that robbery, the courier was forced to the ground and his sidearm was taken by the robbers.
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