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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Roundabout or ambiguous.

Usage examples (38)
  • Attacks from that source amounted to a backhanded compliment to his integrity
  • Adjective : backhanded writing. ,backhanded methods; a backhanded compliment
  • MATALIN: That's what we call a backhanded compliment, Lou.
  • The constant pressure paid off when Saprykin backhanded Chris for more
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