Skip to content

backhanded

US [ˌbækˈhændəd]
UK [ˌbækˈhændɪd]
  • adj.【体】(网球等)反手击球的;【书】左斜的;间接的;转弯抹角的
  • adv.以反手
  • Web反手拍击的;反手的;以反手地
backhanded
adj.
1.
间接的;拐弯抹角的;有言外之意的having a meaning that is not directly or clearly expressed, or that is not intended
IDM
a backhanded compliment
隐含讥讽的恭维a remark that seems to express admiration but could also be understood as an insult

Sample Sentence

Definition:
Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard