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underhanded Line breaks: under|hand¦ed
Pronunciation: /ʌndəˈhandɪd/

Definition of underhanded in English:


Another term for underhand. underhanded practices
More example sentences
  • There had to be a hidden secret, underhanded or malign.
  • I've had four years of his sneaky, underhanded, dirty ways.
  • I use underhanded methods in order to accomplish good things.


Pronunciation: /ˌʌndəˈhandɪdli/
Example sentences
  • I wasn't actually trying to underhandedly insult him, as he seemed to believe; or rather I suspect he just did it for the attention.
  • But as I said earlier, all this is done, perhaps underhandedly, whilst I'm supposed to be busy working.
  • All the while doing it so underhandedly that they now believe I am completely innocent.

Words that rhyme with underhanded

backhanded, candid, candied, heavy-handed, high-handed, offhanded, red-handed, short-handed, unbranded
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