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backhanded

 : 
Adjective, Adverb
 : 
back=hand=ed

CIDE DICTIONARY

backhandeda. 
  •  With the hand turned backward; as, a backhanded blow.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Indirect; awkward; insincere; sarcastic; as, a backhanded compliment.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Turned back, or inclining to the left; as, backhanded letters.  [1913 Webster]
backhandeda. & adv. 
     Stroked with a backhand{2}; as, a backhanded drive.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

backhanded, adj.
1 (of a blow etc.) delivered with the back of the hand, or in a direction opposite to the usual one.
2 indirect; ambiguous (a backhanded compliment).
3 = BACKHAND adj.

THESAURUS

backhanded

O-shaped, abusive, ambagious, atrocious, backhand, calumnious, circuitous, circular, contumelious, deflectional, degrading, deviant, deviating, deviative, devious, digressive, discursive, divagational, divergent, excursive, helical, humiliating, indirect, insolent, insulting, left-handed, meandering, oblique, offensive, orbital, out-of-the-way, outrageous, rotary, round, roundabout, scurrile, scurrilous, side, sidelong, sinister, sinistral, spiral, unspeakable

ROGET THESAURUS

backhanded

Circuit

N circuit, roundabout way, digression, detour, circumbendibus, ambages, loop, winding, zigzag, circuitous, indirect, roundabout, zigzag, backhanded, by a side wind, by an indirect course, in a roundabout way, from pillar to post.


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