Definitions for underhandedˈʌn dərˈhæn dɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•der•hand•edˈʌn dərˈhæn dɪd(adj.)

  1. Ref: underhand .

  2. Ref: short-handed.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sneaky, underhand, underhanded(adj)

    marked by deception

    "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"

  2. underhand, underhanded, underarm(adj)

    with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level

    "an underhand pitch"; "an underhand stroke"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. underhanded(adjective)ˈʌn dərˈhæn dɪd

    using dishonesty and tricks

    an underhanded scheme


  1. underhanded(Adjective)

    Done by moving the hand (and arm) from below.

  2. underhanded(Adjective)

    Sly, dishonest, corrupt, cheating.

    His underhanded trick backfired and he was disqualified.

  3. Origin: under + handed

Webster Dictionary

  1. Underhanded(adj)

    underhand; clandestine

  2. Underhanded(adj)

    insufficiently provided with hands or workers; short-handed; sparsely populated


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