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backhanded

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of backhanded

  1. not being or expressing what one appears to be or express “You throw okay, for a girl” is a bit of a backhanded compliment Synonyms of backhanded artificial, insincere, counterfeit, double, double-dealing, double-faced, fake, feigned, hypocritical, Janus-faced, jive [slang], left-handed, lip, mealy, mealymouthed, Pecksniffian, phony (also phoney), phony-baloney (or phoney-baloney), pretended, two-faced, unctuousWords Related to backhanded affected, assumed, claptrap, contrived, forced, mechanical, put-on, simulated, strained, unnatural; empty, hollow, meaningless; deceitful, devious, dishonest, false, untruthful; facile, glib, superficial; bogus, sham; campy, facetious, jocular, tongue-in-cheek; canting, pharisaical, pious, sanctimonious, self-righteous, simon-pureNear Antonyms of backhanded direct, forthright, frank, heart-to-heart, open, plain, straightforwardAntonyms of backhanded artless, candid, genuine, heartfelt, honest, sincere, undesigning, unfeigned



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