Backhanded Meaning

There are 2 meaning(s) for word Backhanded

Meaning 1 : (of racket strokes) made across the body with back of hand facing direction of stroke

    Synonyms : backhand
Meaning 2 : roundabout or ambiguous

    Example : attacks from that source amounted to a backhanded compliment to his integrity,a backhanded and dishonest way of reaching his goal