Definition of underhandedness in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌəndərˈhandədnəs/


Secretive or dishonest behavior: he rules with a combination of threats and underhandedness
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  • She always acts above board, never resorting to underhandedness.
  • The woman had depths of underhandedness he was only beginning to comprehend.
  • The Commission's reforms were shot through with serpentine underhandedness.

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Syllabification: un·der·hand·ed·ness

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