Definition of Tennis stroke

1. Noun. The act of hitting a tennis ball with a tennis racket.

Exact synonyms: Tennis Shot
Generic synonyms: Shot, Stroke
Specialized synonyms: Return, Serve, Service



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tennis Stroke

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tennis elbow
tennis leg
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tennis match
tennis player
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tennis pro
tennis racket
tennis rackets
tennis racquet
tennis racquets
tennis shoe
tennis shoes
tennis shot
tennis stroke (current term)
tennis thumb
tennises
tennislike
tennist
tennists
tenno
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tennos
tennu
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teno-
tenocyclidine
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Literary usage of Tennis stroke

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1. Racquets, Tennis, and Squash by Eustace Hamilton Miles (1903)
"The Racquet stroke is, owing to the height of the play-line, naturally lower than the tennis stroke, and allows less time to ..."

2. Racquets, Tennis, and Squash by Eustace Hamilton Miles (1903)
"For the typical tennis stroke, the whole arm and racket almost form one stiff piece of mechanism. For the typical Racquet stroke, the joints must be lithe ..."

3. Tennis as I Play it by Maurice Evans McLoughlin (1915)
"Top-spin in a tennis stroke may be compared to the follow-shots in billiards. ... In a tennis stroke, likewise, we know that to put top-spin ..."

4. Tennis as I Play it by Maurice Evans McLoughlin (1915)
"Top-spin in a tennis stroke may be compared to the follow-shots in billiards. ... In a tennis stroke, likewise, we know that to put top-spin ..."

5. Tennis by John Moyer Heathcote, Edward Oliver Pleydell-Bouverie, Arthur Campbell Ainger (1890)
"This is, therefore, the lawn-tennis stroke par excellence; it is possessed by almost every good player of the present day, and will be acquired more easily ..."

6. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1915)
"Compare the tennis stroke with the lash of a whip and you will get a fair idea of it. Extra strength does not make the whip strike a harder blow; ..."

7. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1922)
"Compare the tennis stroke with the lash of a whip and you will get a fair idea of it. Extra strength does not make the whip strike a harder blow; ..."

8. Tennis by John Moyer Heathcote, Edward Oliver Pleydell-Bouverie, Arthur Campbell Ainger (1890)
"It is in such cases that there is brought into play the second distinctive lawn-tennis stroke, known as The Horizontal Stroke. ..."

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