underhand

Part of speech: adverb

Unfairly.

Part of speech: adjective

Done or acting in a treacherously secret manner; unfair; sly.

Part of speech: adverb

Underhand.

Part of speech: adjective

Underhanded.

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Usage examples "underhand":

  1. He himself never saw this, nor that all he told me showed he was without the moral sense, and with an instinctive enjoyment of what was deceitful, mean, and underhand. - "The Spy", Richard Harding Davis.
  2. I believe she has been a good governess,- that is, good after mamma's easy fashion; and I don't for a moment suppose that she is doing anything underhand. - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.
  3. It was a dumb, underhand, terrible struggle. - "Catherine de' Medici", Honore de Balzac.