backhander(redirected from a backhander)
A blow administered by the back of one's hand. You talk about my girl like that again, and you'll get a backhander to the face, understand?
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n. a backhand slap in the face. Yes, officer, a perfectly strange woman came up and clobbered me with a backhander that loosened a tooth.
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