how to pronounce underhand


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underhand is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of underhand in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… so underhand spear slide sort and a far …”

meanings of underhand


  1. Secret; clandestine.
  2. Dishonest and sneaky; done in a secret or sly manner.
  3. Thrown (etc.) with the hand brought forward and up from below.


  1. To trick, deceive or gull.
  2. To toss or lob with an underhand movement.
  3. To excavate downward in successive steps or horizontal slices while positioned above on unbroken ore.


  1. With an underhand movement.
  2. In a sly, sneaky or secret manner.


  1. The lower of two hands, the hand under the work.

underhand frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word underhand occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics underhand can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that underhand can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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