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Definition 1: with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where underhand or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an underhand pitch
  • an underhand stroke

Synonyms for underhand in the sense of this definition

(underhand belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

Definition 2: with the hand swung below shoulder level - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where underhand or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • throwing a ball underarm

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Definition 3: slyly and secretly - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where underhand or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Mean revenge, committed underhand
  • oldline aristocratic diplomats underhandedly undermined the attempt...to align Germany with the Western democracies

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Definition 4: marked by deception - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where underhand or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • achieved success in business only by underhand methods

Synonyms for underhand in the sense of this definition

(underhand is similar to ...) not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive

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