What does backhanded compliment mean?

Definitions for backhanded compliment

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  1. backhanded compliment(Noun)

    An insult disguised as a compliment.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of backhanded compliment in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of backhanded compliment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ted Cruz:

    We may see a few shots coming our direction, and I suppose in a sense that's a backhanded compliment.

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