Definitions of underhand
  1. adjective
    marked by deception
    “achieved success in business only by underhand methods”
    synonyms: sneaky, underhanded
    corrupt, crooked
    not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive
  2. adjective
    with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level
    “an underhand pitch”
    “an underhand stroke”
    synonyms: underarm, underhanded
    see moresee less
    overarm, overhand, overhanded
    with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level
    with the arm swung round at shoulder height
    show more antonyms...
  3. adverb
    slyly and secretly
    “"Mean revenge, committed underhand"- John Donne”
    synonyms: underhandedly
  4. adverb
    with the hand swung below shoulder level
    synonyms: underarm
Word Family