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Synonyms for underhand
ˈʌn dərˌhændun·der·hand

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. underhand

    Synonyms:
    clandestine, furtive, dishonest, unfair, fraudulent, surreptitious

    Antonyms:
    openhanded, straightforward, fair, honest, undisguised

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. underhand, underhanded, underarmadjective

    with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level

    "an underhand pitch"; "an underhand stroke"

    Synonyms:
    sneaky, underarm, underhanded

    Antonyms:
    overarm, overhand, overhanded, round-arm, square, straight

  2. sneaky, underhand, underhandedadverb

    marked by deception

    "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"

    Synonyms:
    stealthy, underarm, sneak(a), surreptitious, sneaky, furtive, underhanded

    Antonyms:
    square, straight, overhanded, round-arm, overarm, overhand

  3. underhandedly, underhandadverb

    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, underarm

    Antonyms:
    overhanded, overhand, overarm, straight, round-arm, square

  4. underarm, underhandadverb

    with the hand swung below shoulder level

    "throwing a ball underarm"

    Synonyms:
    underhandedly, underarm

    Antonyms:
    round-arm, overhanded, overhand, straight, square, overarm

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. underhandadjective

    Synonyms:
    secretly, privately, clandestinely, fraudulently, underhandedly

  2. underhandadjective

    Synonyms:
    secret, sly, clandestine, disingenuous, unfair, fraudulent, underhanded

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. underhandadjective

    Synonyms:
    underhanded, surreptitious, clandestine, covert

  2. underhandadverb

    Synonyms:
    clandestinely, covertly, secretly, surreptitiously

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "underhand":

    devious, insidious, sneaky, sinister, sly, fraudulent

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