Definitions for backhander

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  1. backhander(Noun)

    A glass of wine given out of turn, the bottle having been handed backwards.

  2. backhander(Noun)

    A blow with the back of the hand.

  3. backhander(Noun)

    A bribe.

  4. Origin: back + hand + -er

Webster Dictionary

  1. Backhander(noun)

    a backhanded blow


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