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backhander

backhander

noun back·hand·er \-dər\

sports : a backhanded shot

Full Definition of BACKHANDER

1
British :  bribe
2
:  a backhand shot

Examples of BACKHANDER

  1. She hit a backhander into the net.
  2. <the customs official let us know that he might be prepared to look the other way if an appropriate backhander was slipped into his palm>

First Known Use of BACKHANDER

1960

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