underhanded

[ uhn-der-han-did ]
/ ˈʌn dərˈhæn dɪd /

adjective

short-handed: By the time of the Navy game, Army usually finds itself underhanded.

Origin of underhanded

First recorded in 1800–10; under- + handed

Related forms

un·der·hand·ed·ly, adverbun·der·hand·ed·ness, noun
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underhanded

/ (ˌʌndəˈhændɪd) /

adjective

another word for underhand, short-handed

Derived Forms

underhandedly, adverbunderhandedness, noun
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