wristy [ris-tee] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- using or involving extensive or strong movement of the : a wristy forehand.
Origin of wristy First recorded in 1885–90;+ Examples from the Web for wristy Historical Examples of wristy
He looked actually distressed when, with a wristy movie actor’s gesture of finality, I gave him the whole of a dollar bill.
Lewis R. Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for wristy wristy adjective
- (of a player’s style of hitting the ball in cricket, tennis, etc) characterized by considerable movement of the wrist