backhanded

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With the hand turned backward

a backhanded blow.

inclining to the left

backhanded letters.

Simple past tense and past participle of backhand
Turned back
Indirect; awkward; insincere; sarcastic

a backhanded compliment.

past of backhand
(of racket strokes) made across the body with back of hand facing direction of stroke
A backhanded compliment is a remark which seems to be an insult but could also be understood as a compliment. A backhanded compliment is also a remark which seems to be a compliment but could also be understood as an insult. Saying she's improved comes over as a backhanded compliment
disapproval If you say that someone is doing something in a backhanded way, they are doing it indirectly. In a backhanded way, I think a lot of my energy and strength comes from my campaigning
Turned back, or inclining to the left; as, backhanded letters
{s} performed with the back of the hand facing out; doubtful; insincere
With the hand turned backward; as, a backhanded blow
Indirect; awkward; insincere; sarcastic; as, a backhanded compliment
roundabout or ambiguous; "attacks from tht source amounted to a backhanded compliment to his integrity"; "a backhanded and dishonest way of reaching his goal"
backhanded compliment
An insult disguised as a compliment
backhanded compliments
plural form of backhanded compliment
backhanded compliment
sarcastic praise, double-edged compliment
backhand
The reverse side of the human hand
backhand
to execute a backhand stroke or throw
backhand
Handwriting that leans to the left
backhand
Any play that uses the back side of the hockey stick

He scored on a backhand shot.

backhand
(of strokes or throws) in the backhand style
backhand
any left slanting handwriting
backhand
to slap with the back of one's hand
backhand
A shot or pass using the back part of the stick blade
backhand
Groundstroke hit on the left side for a right handed player and on the right side for a left handed player
backhand
A pass or shot made with either a bent or straight arm, in which the ball is projected directly behind the thrower
backhand
The puck is carried on the stick during stick handling on either the forehand or backhand side The "backhand" side of the stick is the side which is on the outside of the stick curve
backhand
in the backhand style
backhand
to slap with the back of ones hand
backhand
To hit the ball across your body across the left of your body if you are right handed, and across the right of your body if left handed
backhand
A kind of handwriting in which the downward slope of the letters is from left to right
backhand
Stroke used to hit balls on the left side of a right-handed player and on the right side of a left-handed player
backhand
What Brendan's got coming next time he bites us on the arm
backhand
Sloping from left to right; said of handwriting
backhand
a stroke made across the chest from the off-hand side to the racquet hand side; a stroke during which the back of the hand faces the shot
backhand
The puck is carried on the stick during stick handling on either the forehand or backhand side The "backhand" side of the stick is the side, which is on the outside of the stick curve
backhand
the standard throw; a throw during which the disc begins on the off-hand side and travels across the chest to be released from the opposite side
backhand
A backhand is a shot in tennis or squash, which you make with your arm across your body. She practised her backhand
backhand
a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the stroke hit a tennis ball backhand (of handwriting) having the letters slanting from left down to right
backhand
Your typical badminton player has, besides a left hand and a right hand, a backhand and a forehand as well With right handed players the backhand is on the left hand side and with left handed players vice versa (with one-armed players the backhand is on the stump side by definition) Backhand is very difficult
backhand
A shot done with the racket to the left of the elbow for a righthander, the reverse for a lefthander
backhand
Player turns so that the shoulder of the racket-bearing arm faces the net before bringing the racket forward and across the body to meet the ball
backhand
A simple molding sometimes used around the outer edge of plain rectangular casing as a decorative feature
backhand
hit a tennis ball backhand
backhand
A shot hit from the "wrong" side of the body, i e , the side away from the racket; the left side for a right-handed player
backhand
A pass or shot, made with either a bent or straight arm, in which the ball is projected directly behind the thrower
backhand
a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the stroke
backhand
Backhanded; indirect; oblique
backhand
(of handwriting) having the letters slanting from left down to right
backhand
{i} letters slanting to the left; stroke in tennis
backhand
(of racket strokes) made across the body with back of hand facing direction of stroke
backhand
A shot groundstroke hit when the ball is not on the player'sdominant side of the player
backhand
a standard throw; right-handed player places thumb on top of disc, curls fingers underneath, extends arm to left side of body
backhandedly
In a backhanded manner
backhanded
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