Synonyms of underhand in English:


See definition of underhand


1‘he was accused of employing underhand tactics’


deceitful, underhanded, dishonest, dishonourable, disreputable, unethical, unprincipled, immoral, unscrupulous, fraudulent, cheating, dubious, dirty, unfair, treacherous, duplicitous, double-dealing, below the belt, two-timing, two-faced, Janus-faced, unsporting, unsportsmanlike

devious, calculating, artful, crafty, cunning, conniving, scheming, designing, sly, wily, guileful, tricky

criminal, illegal, unlawful, nefarious

secret, secretive, clandestine, surreptitious, sneaky, sneaking, furtive, covert, veiled, shrouded, cloak-and-dagger, hugger-mugger, hole-and-corner, hidden, back-alley, backstairs, under the table, conspiratorial

North American snide, snidey

informal crooked, shady, bent, low-down, murky, fishy

British informal dodgy

NZ Australian informal shonky

South African informal slim


honest, fair, above board