Definition of Underhand

1. Adjective. With hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level. "An underhand stroke"

Exact synonyms: Underarm, Underhanded
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Antonyms: Overhand



2. Adverb. Slyly and secretly. "Oldline aristocratic diplomats underhandedly undermined the attempt...to align Germany with the Western democracies"
Exact synonyms: Underhandedly

3. Adjective. Marked by deception. "Achieved success in business only by underhand methods"
Exact synonyms: Sneaky, Underhanded
Similar to: Corrupt, Crooked
Derivative terms: Sneak, Sneakiness

4. Adverb. With the hand swung below shoulder level. "Throwing a ball underarm"
Exact synonyms: Underarm

Definition of Underhand

1. a. Secret; clandestine; hence, mean; unfair; fraudulent.

2. adv. By secret means; in a clandestine manner; hence, by fraud; unfairly.

3. a. Secret; clandestine; hence, mean; unfair; fraudulent.

4. adv. By secret means; in a clandestine manner; hence, by fraud; unfairly.

Definition of Underhand

1. Adjective. dishonest and sneaky; done in a secret or sly manner ¹

2. Adjective. (''in various ball games, of a ball'') thrown etc with the hand brought forward and up from below ¹

3. Adverb. with an underhand movement ¹

4. Adverb. in a sly, sneaky or secret manner ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Underhand

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Underhand

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undergrown
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undergrowths
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undergrubbing
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underguess
underguessed
underguesses
underguessing
underhair
underhaired
underhairs
underhand (current term)
underhanded
underhandedly
underhandedness
underhandly
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underhang
underhanging
underhangman
underhangs
underhead
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underheard
underheat
underheated

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