Examples of backhanded in a sentence
We were disappointed by his backhanded apology.
<“You throw okay, for a girl” is a bit of a backhanded compliment>
First Known Use of backhanded
BACKHANDED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of backhanded for English Language Learners
: not direct or sincere
sports : using or done with a backhand
BACKHANDED Defined for Kids
Definition of backhanded for Students
1 : using or done with a backhand a backhanded catch
2 : not sincere backhanded praise
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