backhander

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noun back·hand·er \-dər\

Definition of backhander

  1. 1 British :  bribe

  2. 2 :  a backhand shot

Examples of backhander in a sentence

  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>

1960

First Known Use of backhander

1960


BACKHANDER Defined for English Language Learners

backhander

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noun back·hand·er \-dər\

Definition of backhander for English Language Learners

  • sports : a backhanded shot


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