underhand

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

under +‎ hand

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: ŭn"də(r)-(h)ănd', IPA(key): /ˌʌn.də(r)ˈ(h)ænd/
  • Rhymes: -ænd
  • Hyphenation: un‧der‧hand

Adjective[edit]

underhand (comparative more underhand, superlative most underhand)

  1. secret; clandestine
  2. (by extension) dishonest and sneaky; done in a secret or sly manner
  3. (in various ball games, of a ball) thrown (etc.) with the hand brought forward and up from below

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Adverb[edit]

underhand (comparative more underhand, superlative most underhand)

  1. with an underhand movement
  2. in a sly, sneaky or secret manner

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