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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
crafty, crooked, cunning, deceitful, devious, dishonest, duplicitous, furtive, guileful, hangdog, indirect, insidious, oblique, shifty, sly, sneaking, sneaky, tricky, underhanded, wily
Dictionary Results for underhand:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adv 1: 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 [syn: underhandedly,
    2: with the hand swung below shoulder level; "throwing a ball
       underarm" [syn: underarm, underhand]
    adj 1: with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder
           level; "an underhand pitch"; "an underhand stroke" [syn:
           underhand, underhanded, underarm] [ant: overarm,
           overhand, overhanded]
    2: marked by deception; "achieved success in business only by
       underhand methods" [syn: sneaky, underhand,

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Underhand \Un"der*hand`\ ([u^]n"d[~e]r*h[a^]nd`), a.
   1. Secret; clandestine; hence, mean; unfair; fraudulent.
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   2. (Baseball, Cricket, etc.) Done, as pitching, with the hand
      lower than the shoulder, or, as bowling, with the hand
      lower than the elbow.
      [1913 Webster]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Underhand \Un"der*hand`\ ([u^]n"d[~e]r*h[a^]nd`), adv.
   1. By secret means; in a clandestine manner; hence, by fraud;
      unfairly; dishonorably.
      [1913 Webster]

            Such mean revenge, committed underhand. --Dryden.
      [1913 Webster]

            Baillie Macwheeble provided Janet, underhand, with
            meal for their maintenance.           --Sir W.
      [1913 Webster]

   Note: In modern usage, the sense is usually negative.

   2. (Baseball, Cricket, etc.) In an underhand manner; thrown
      with the hand no higher than the shoulder and the palm
      turned upward during part of the pitch; -- said of
      pitching or bowling a ball.
      [1913 Webster +PJC]

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