AskDefine | Define underhanded

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underhanded adj
1 marked by deception; "achieved success in business only by underhand methods" [syn: sneaky, underhand]
2 with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level; "an underhand pitch"; "an underhand stroke" [syn: underhand, underarm] [ant: overhand]

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  1. Done by moving the hand (and arm) from below.
  2. Sly, dishonest, corrupt, cheating.
    His underhanded trick backfired and he was disqualified.

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