underhand

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
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    Antonyms:
    overarm, overhand, overhanded
    with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level
    round-arm
    with the arm swung round at shoulder height
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  3. adverb
    slyly and secretly
    “"Mean revenge, committed underhand"- John Donne”
    synonyms: underhandedly
  4. adverb
    with the hand swung below shoulder level
    synonyms: underarm
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