backhander

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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?

backhander

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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"He boxed behind a high guard and landed telling back handers to hurt Jahanzeb in the second.
Sleaze, 'in it for what they get out of it' back handers, waste of time.
Put it this way - if it was just the PFA acting as agents for players, there would be no suspicions of any back handers at all.
Mirror Sport has in its possession a 10,200 page report detailing money 'laundering,' transfer back handers, a multitude of phony invoices, and 'fraud' on a large scale.
With his back handers, bribes and dodgy dealings, the writing has been on the wall for him for a while.
It will also probe claims of back handers being paid to win orders from hospitals.