Character 9
Hyphenation un der hand
Pronunciations /ˈʌn.də(ɹ)ˌ(h)ænd/

Definitions and meanings of "Underhand"

What do we mean by underhand?

Executed with the hand brought forward and up from below the level of the shoulder; underarm. adjective

Dishonest and sneaky; underhanded. adjective

With an underhand movement. adverb

In a sly and secret way. adverb

By secret means; in a clandestine manner, and often with an evil design.

By fraud; by fraudulent means.

Secret; clandestine: usually implying meanness or fraud, or both.

Sly; contriving; deceitful.

Performed or done with the knuckles of the hand turned under, the palm upward, and the thumb turned from the body: as, underhand bowling in cricket.

Secret; clandestine; hence, mean; unfair; fraudulent. adjective

Done, as pitching, with the hand lower than the shoulder, or, as bowling, with the hand lower than the elbow. adjective

By secret means; in a clandestine manner; hence, by fraud; unfairly; dishonorably. adverb

In an underhand manner; thrown with the hand no higher than the shoulder and the palm turned upward during part of the pitch; -- said of pitching or bowling a ball. adverb

Dishonest and sneaky; done in a secret or sly manner adjective

Thrown etc with the hand brought forward and up from below adjective

With an underhand movement adverb

In a sly, sneaky or secret manner adverb

Slyly and secretly adverb

With hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level adjective

Marked by deception adjective

The lower of two hands, the hand under the work.

When on a first date, a slightly unattractive women "under hands" or gropes for a mans junk under the table cloth. Urban Dictionary

Cheap (not referring to money); unfair. Urban Dictionary

The practice of going up behind a woman in a nightclub and putting your fingers inside of her without her consent, as part of a dare or contest. A form of sexual harassment. Urban Dictionary

A snide statement that is hidden behind what seems to be a polite one. It can be an inside joke, but can also have negative connotation. Urban Dictionary

1. A term in badminton, regarding an excellent underhanded return 2. Just think about it. No formal definition, but considered an inferior form of bushikan Urban Dictionary

The action of female grasping to line up the penis for proper angle of penetration prior to intercourse; woman on bottom. Most common when a guy (freehanded) rubs the head of his penis around the pussy lips and doesn't insert; frustrated the female will grasp the dick with a underhand grip and slid it in. The man will immediately feel gratified as the woman was unable to hold out any longer and executed penetration. Excellence is measured when a woman who plays extremely hard to get gives an "underhand slider". Urban Dictionary

When at a posh restaurant, and the waiter gives you a cheeky hand job while pretending to read the specials. Urban Dictionary

Named for the motion as well as the signature Hitler mustache the motion creates, this euphemism involves an underhanded "zig heil" arm movement with an end result on your significant other having a Hitler 'stache. Urban Dictionary

While sitting down, an individual reaches under their leg and masturbates. Urban Dictionary

A crappy throw, toss, etc., where the person tossing the object misjudges the throw and completely misses the intended recipient, target, etc. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Underhand

The word "underhand" in example sentences

The head of Nato in Libya, Lieutenant-General Charles Bouchard, said Col Gaddafi's forces had employed what he called underhand and immoral tactics in their seven-week drive to dislodge the rebels from the city. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Taking that an 'putting it with the murder an' other funny things that's been happening about Mr. Sumner lately, it 'pears to me that something underhand is going on, he said with a deferential bow. ❋ Pauline Elizabeth (1902)

It was of course the law of the place that they were never to take no notice, as Mr. Buckton said, whom they served; but this also never prevented, certainly on the same gentleman's own part, what he was fond of describing as the underhand game. ❋ Henry James (1879)

The statement is cut short as the blind man draws his sword underhand, drives the point into his damaged right foot, and contorts his body with torso straining into a ninety degree bend. ❋ Unknown (2009)

ZAKARIA: And what do you say to people who say, this was a kind of underhand move, it should have been done by referendum? ❋ Unknown (2008)

Deputy President Thabo Mbeki's office on Sunday issued a statement rejecting what it said were suggestions in weekend newspaper that he played an "underhand" role in Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to quit as deputy chairman of the New Africa Investment ❋ Unknown (1999)

I have watched her from time to time, and I can not find that she has ever been guilty of disobedience to rules, or any kind of underhand behavior. ❋ Margaret E. Winslow (N/A)

I never did and still do think they never meant more than to give us a kind of underhand assistance; that is, to supply us with arms, etc., for our money and trade. ❋ Unknown (1916)

He made one president, and could have been it himself, instead, if he'd be'n willing to do a kind of underhand trick, but I expect without it he was about as big a man as anybody'd care to be; Governor, Senator, Secretary of State -- and just owned his party! ❋ Booth Tarkington (1907)

To effectuate this was the work of Alfieri -- of Alfieri, who, of all men, was most interested to keep Mme. d'Albany in her husband's house; of Alfieri, who, of all men, was the least fitted for any kind of underhand practices. ❋ Vernon Lee (1895)

Elizabeth's senses hardly knew it, or only in a kind of underhand way; not recognized. ❋ Unknown (1856)

They always stab from above: this is as it should be, a thrust with a short weapon "underhand" may be stopped, if the adversary have strength enough to hold the stabber's forearm. ❋ Richard Francis Burton (1855)

King of Jordan accuses Israel of 'underhand' plot to thwart nuclear project ❋ Unknown (2010)

Navy fury at 'underhand' Army tactics in defence review ❋ Unknown (2010)

However, the Parking and Traffic Appeals Service called the methods "underhand". ❋ Unknown (2010)

Tory MP Paul Beresford, who blew the whistle on the latest Labour election blunder, called the tactics 'underhand'. ❋ Unknown (2010)

There are many misconceptions around SEO as journalists feel that it is some kind of underhand method of manipulating their articles. ❋ Unknown (2009)

[Example]: "Oh, yeah, girl! I [totally] [underhanded] him last night!" ❋ Faggotball (2014)

His [underhanded] business deals subjected him to a [taxing] amount of government [scrutiny]. ❋ Diggity Monkeez (2005)

"Hey man, I'm feeling extra [misogynistic] this evening, want to have an underhanding contest?" "Sure, I also have no [decency] and want to harass someone more vulnerable than me, [lets do it]!" ❋ Perhapschocolate (2013)

Chris Brown: “I f--- with Frank Ocean! Reminds me of a young James [Fauntleroy] or Kevin Cossum” Frank Ocean: “i f---s wit chris brown, reminds me of a young [sisqo] or [ike turner].” “i just dont like underhanded comments. thats all im saying.” ❋ Follow @_PoKhaMani (2011)

"[and that], [my friends], was [the night] i gave her the pure underhand" ❋ Vance, Of The Trifecta (2004)

Matt: Last night I was messing around with Tiffany and [to my surprise] she gave me an "[underhand] slider"! I was teasing the shit out of her and making her quiver...she couldn't take it and underhand slid it in. Zak: Those are the best.....Kristen holds out and acts like she doesn't want it but I get an "[underhanded] slider" nightly. Jimmy: I get underhanded by Sam all the time....she love the dick! All: HAHAHA ❋ Nomad Giz (2015)

I used to waitress at [the Ivy], until I gave an [underhand carrot] to [Russell Brand]. ❋ Wynners (2020)

Said to your friends at work in an extremely [roundabout] way: "While we were [experimenting] with the [glitter] sack the previous day, I am currently trying to surprise her with an Underhanded Hitler." ❋ The Other B Money (2008)

I didn't [have enough] time to [give myself] [the Stranger] so I 'rassled up a quick Underhanded Bulgarian. ❋ Bob Mcalbe (2010)

[Lorenzo]: "[T-Bone], [toss] me a can of beer!" T-Bone: "Here ya go!" (Throws beer 3 feet to the left of Lorenzo) Lorenzo: "Dude, that was an Underhanded Mustard Russian if I've ever seen one!!!!! Now the beer is ruined!" ❋ Lorenzo Warshington (2010)

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