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English definition of “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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