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underhand

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adverb un·der·hand \ˈən-dər-ˌhand\

Simple Definition of underhand

  • : with an underhand motion

Full Definition of underhand

  1. 1 a :  in a clandestine manner b archaic :  in a quiet or unobtrusive manner

  2. 2 :  with an underhand motion <bowl underhand> <pitch underhand>


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underhand

adjective un·der·hand

Simple Definition of underhand

  • : made with the hand brought forward and upward from below the shoulder

Full Definition of underhand

  1. 1 :  underhanded

  2. 2 :  done so as to evade notice

  3. 3 :  made with the hand brought forward and up from below the shoulder level <an underhand serve>

Examples of underhand

  1. <willing to stoop to underhand methods in order to win>

  2. <the congressman's underhand attempt to slip several pork barrel items into the bill>



1592

First Known Use of underhand

1592


UNDERHAND Defined for Kids

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underhand

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adverb un·der·hand \ˈən-dər-ˌhand\

Definition of underhand

  1. :  with an upward movement of the hand or arm <She threw underhand.>




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underhand

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adjective un·der·hand

Definition of underhand

  1. 1 :  done in secret or so as to deceive <underhand dealings>

  2. 2 :  made with an upward movement of the hand or arm <an underhand throw>





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