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underhanded (adj.)

in reference to a throw, etc., "performed or done with the knuckles turned under," 1807, from under + hand (n.). Compare underhand. As "in secret," from 1825; as "with too few people," from 1834. Related: Underhandedly; underhandedness.

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Definitions of underhanded from WordNet

underhanded (adj.)
marked by deception;
Synonyms: sneaky / underhand
underhanded (adj.)
with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level;
Synonyms: underhand / underarm
From wordnet.princeton.edu