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English definition of “underhand”

underhand

adjective
 
 
/ˌʌndəˈhænd/ UK (US also underhanded)
done secretly, and sometimes dishonestly, in order to achieve an advantage: This is an underhand attempt to resume commercial whaling. Insurers have been accused of using underhand tactics to reduce the amount of compensation paid to homeowners who have been missold a mortgage endowment policy. underhanded methods/tactics
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