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English adjective: underhand

1. underhand with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level


SamplesAn underhand pitch.
An underhand stroke.


Synonymsunderarm, underhanded


Domain categoryathletics, sport


Antonymsoverarm, overhand, overhanded

2. underhand marked by deception


SamplesAchieved success in business only by underhand methods.


Synonymssneaky, underhanded


Similarcorrupt, crooked


Antonymssquare, straight


English adverb: underhand

1. underhand slyly and secretly


SamplesMean revenge, committed underhand.
Oldline aristocratic diplomats underhandedly undermined the attempt...to align Germany with the Western democracies.


Synonymsunderhandedly

2. underhand with the hand swung below shoulder level


SamplesThrowing a ball underarm.


Synonymsunderarm









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