below the belt

Definitions of below the belt
  1. adjective
    disregarding the rules (from the notion of an illegal low blow in boxing)
    “her accusations were below the belt
    Synonyms:
    unfair, unjust
    not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception
  2. adverb
    in an unfair manner
    “their accusations hit below the belt
    synonyms: unfairly
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    Antonyms:
    clean, fair, fairly
    in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
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