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underhand

adjective uk   /ˌʌn.dəˈhænd/  us   /-dɚ-/ mainly UK (US usually underhanded) disapproving
done secretly, and sometimes dishonestly, in order to achieve an advantage: What really angered her was the dirty, underhand way they had tricked her.

underhand

adjective, adverb uk   /ˌʌn.dəˈhænd/  us   /-dɚ-/ US (UK underarm)
(done by) moving the arm below shoulder level: underhand throwing He pitched underhand for the younger children.
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Translations of “underhand”
in Chinese (Traditional) 秘密的,偷偷摸摸的…
in Russian тайный, сомнительный…
in Turkish el altından, gizlice, gizli olarak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 秘密的,偷偷摸摸的…
in Polish nieuczciwy, podstępny…
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