the part of the arm between the elbow and the wrist
to arm in advance; prepare beforehand for a fight or any difficulty
transitive verbfore·armed, fore·arm·ing, fore·arms
To arm or prepare in advance of a conflict.
- The part of the arm between the wrist and the elbow.
- The corresponding part of the foreleg in certain quadrupeds, such as a horse.
(third-person singular simple present forearms, present participle forearming, simple past and past participle forearmed)
- This verb is quite rare, except in the participial adjective forearmed, found in the common adage forewarned is forearmed.
- She covered her eyes with one forearm and succumbed to tears.
- Nishani followed and gripped his forearm with both of her small, soft hands.
- She gripped his roped forearm with both hands, afraid it was going to hurt.
- There was nothing left of her forearm but a mangled mess.
- The name on his forearm disappeared as he knelt.