under-the-table

adjective

Definition of under-the-table

: covert and usually unlawful under-the-table payoffs

First Known Use of under-the-table

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Under-the-table.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under-the-table. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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