underhand
Pronunciation
  • enPR: ŭnʹdə(r)-(h)ănd', IPA: /ˈʌn.də(ɹ)ˌ(h)ænd/
Adjective

underhand

  1. secret; clandestine
  2. (by extension) dishonest and sneaky; done in a secret or sly manner
  3. (in various ball games, of a ball) thrown (etc.) with the hand brought forward and up from below
Synonyms Translations Adverb

underhand

  1. with an underhand movement
  2. in a sly, sneaky or secret manner
Synonyms Translations Verb

underhand (underhands, present participle underhanding; past and past participle underhanded)

  1. To toss or lob with an underhand movement.
  2. To trick, deceive or gull.
  3. (mining) To excavate downward in successive steps or horizontal slices while positioned above on unbroken ore.
Noun

underhand (plural underhands)

  1. (textiles) The lower of two hands, the hand under the work.
    Your underhand should be entirely under the quilt.



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