Definitions for underhandedˈʌn dərˈhæn dɪd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word underhanded
sneaky, underhand, underhanded(adj)
marked by deception
"achieved success in business only by underhand methods"
underhand, underhanded, underarm(adj)
with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level
"an underhand pitch"; "an underhand stroke"
Done by moving the hand (and arm) from below.
Sly, dishonest, corrupt, cheating.
His underhanded trick backfired and he was disqualified.
Origin: under + handed
insufficiently provided with hands or workers; short-handed; sparsely populated
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I cannot stand by while these provisions are slipped into an otherwise excellent bill through underhanded maneuvers that run contrary to our democratic process.
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I think there has been this impression that we are ‘reality television’—the kind of exploitive and underhanded production that is looking to take advantage of people or laugh at people— and I don’t think that is what we are doing, we are making a compelling show about a compelling subject matter and I think we are treating it with respect.
Translations for underhanded
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- gluiperig, onderhandsDutch
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