under the counter

listen to the pronunciation of under the counter
Englisch - Türkisch
(deyim) el altinda
gizlice
el altından
(deyim) saman altından
Englisch - Englisch
Illicitly, against regulations, of goods kept under the serving counter in a shop to be unobtrusively passed to a customer who knows they are available for surreptitious sale (e.g. pornographic magazines in a newsagent)

When Prohibition became the law, they produced the stuff in greater quantity and sold it under the counter to anybody who wanted it.

In an underhand way, sneakily. Unofficially
under the table, in an illegal manner; against the law
done or sold illicitly and secretly
under-the-counter goods are bought or sold secretly, especially because they are illegal
under the counter

    Silbentrennung

    un·der the count·er

    Türkische aussprache

    ʌndır dhi kauntır

    Aussprache

    /ˈəndər ᴛʜē ˈkountər/ /ˈʌndɜr ðiː ˈkaʊntɜr/

    Etymologie

    () under + the + (retail sales) counter

    Wort des Tages

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