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Underhand

Un´der`hand`   Pronunciation: ŭn´dẽr`hănd`
a.1.Secret; clandestine; hence, mean; unfair; fraudulent.
2.(Baseball, Cricket, etc.) Done, as pitching, with the hand lower than the shoulder, or, as bowling, with the hand lower than the elbow.
adv.1.By secret means; in a clandestine manner; hence, by fraud; unfairly; dishonorably.
Such mean revenge, committed underhand.
- Dryden.
2.(Baseball, Cricket, etc.) 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.
Adj.1.underhand - with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level; "an underhand pitch"; "an underhand stroke"
Antonyms:
overarm, overhand, overhanded - with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level; "an overhand pitch"; "an overhand stroke"
2.underhand - marked by deception; "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"
Synonyms: sneaky, underhanded
Adv.1.underhand - slyly and secretly; "Mean revenge, committed underhand"- John Donne; "oldline aristocratic diplomats underhandedly undermined the attempt...to align Germany with the Western democracies"- C.G.Bowers
Synonyms: underhandedly
2.underhand - with the hand swung below shoulder level'; "throwing a ball underarm"
Synonyms: underarm
crafty, crooked, cunning, deceitful, devious, dishonest, duplicitous, furtive, guileful, hangdog, indirect, insidious, oblique, shifty, sneaking, tricky, underhanded, wily
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