Translation of "backhanded" - English-Spanish dictionary

backhanded

adjective uk /ˌbækˈhæn.dɪd/ us /ˌbækˈhæn.dɪd/

A backhanded remark seems pleasant but may really be a criticism or mean something unkind.

ambiguo
a backhanded compliment

(Translation of “backhanded” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)