For these women, “crazy” is a backhanded compliment, a path on the road to fame.
Listen to the predictable caution mixed with backhanded admiration.
Completing the motion, Howe pulled the puck back to his own left and backhanded it hard into the open side of the net.
I realized that the very narrowness of my complaints was backhanded evidence of the enormous amount that the film gets right.
Shawn sat up to say something, and he hauled off and backhanded her across the face.
“I sympathize with you,” he said by way of backhanded congratulation.
Glyddyr turned upon him, and made a backhanded blow at his face.
Perhaps it is only another aspect of the spirit of altruism, a sort of backhanded vicariousness.
A backhanded compliment of the acutest nature is credited to Lincoln as a lawyer and gentleman.
Korman backhanded him across the throat without looking around, with such force that Gibson staggered back and fell.