Underhand meaning

ŭn'dər-hănd'
Executed with the hand brought forward and up from below the level of the shoulder; underarm.

An underhand pitch.

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Dishonest and sneaky; underhanded.
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With an underhand movement.

Throw the ball underhand.

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In a sly and secret way.
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Performed with the hand below the level of the elbow or the arm below the level of the shoulder.

An underhand throw.

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With an underhand motion.
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Not openly or straightforwardly.
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(by extension) Dishonest and sneaky; done in a secret or sly manner.
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(in various ball games, of a ball) Thrown etc with the hand brought forward and up from below.
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With an underhand movement.
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In a sly, sneaky or secret manner.
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Origin of underhand

Old English under hand