Definition of 'underhand'
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Hold the bar in an underhand grip and curl the bar upwards. The Sun (2013)No one was lying or doing anything underhand. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We do not vote these people in to act in this underhand way. The Sun (2007)Why do brands employ such underhand tactics to sell to us? Times, Sunday Times (2010)These underhand sales tactics drive down its reputation further. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Could it be because they use exactly the same underhand tactics? The Sun (2013)His behaviour in administering the injections was consistent with the underhand and covert manner in which he purchased the drug. The Sun (2013)Our politicians would love to tell the press what to print and so cover up their underhand way of life. The Sun (2011)Mostly from land and underhand deals. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Legal experts said that this was a breach of data protection law by collecting personal information in an unfair or underhand manner. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Parties and organisations who encourage such shameful, underhand practices are a disgrace to democracy. The Sun (2015)England's bid team members have made clear that they are not prepared to use underhand tactics. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Picking a round so confidently smacks more of huge self-belief than anything underhand. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The entire display works on you in this slippery, underhand manner. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's a devious and underhand tactic. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Making a fair profit is important but it can't be done in an underhand and predatory way. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She admits agents have a tarnished reputation for being greedy and alleged underhand dealing but says money is not the top priority for her agency. The Sun (2011)We haven't done anything underhand. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Horrified at having her spending curbed, she resorts to underhand methods until she is caught cheating at her favourite wine bar. The Sun (2006)A refusal to bend to underhand practices is admirable, but an inability to present a united front has been negligent. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The big mobile phone companies, it is fair to point out, do not obviously condone underhand practices. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My experience on a recent trip from south Wales to Southampton must be near the top of its class for underhand police methods of catching errant motorists. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'underhand'
British English: underhand ADJECTIVE
If an action is underhand or if it is done in an underhand way, it is done secretly and dishonestly.
...underhand financial deals.
Definition of underhand from the Collins English Dictionary
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