Meaning of wristy in English:



Cricket Tennis
  • (of a stroke) performed using a pronounced movement of the wrist.

    ‘he uses a fast, wristy swing to hit his forehand’
    • ‘Laxman is a hesitant starter but a quick flurry of wristy strokes changed the tempo of the innings.’
    • ‘Hewitt wastes no time pressing home his advantage, finishing his service game with a wristy winner from the baseline.’
    • ‘I'm usually kind of wristy with my stroke, and putting can be a weak part of my game.’
    • ‘Her strokes, always rigorous, took on a looser, more wristy feel.’
    • ‘But he was hugely powerful; his wristy shots were often unreturnable.’