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

1803

First Known Use of backhander

1803


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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