Synonyms of underhand


1. underhand (vs. overhand), underhanded, underarm

usage: with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level; "an underhand pitch"; "an underhand stroke"

2. sneaky, underhand, underhanded, crooked (vs. straight), corrupt

usage: marked by deception; "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"


1. underhandedly, underhand

usage: slyly and secretly; "Mean revenge, committed underhand"- John Donne; "oldline aristocratic diplomats underhandedly undermined the align Germany with the Western democracies"- C.G.Bowers

2. underarm, underhand

usage: with the hand swung below shoulder level; "throwing a ball underarm"

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Definition and meaning of underhand (Dictionary)