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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Peggotty's back-hander, and little Em'ly got up and kissed Mr.
And he claimed he would have given Ethan a "back-hander" but was only interested in finding out what had been said and whether his girlfriend had been a "mouthy ***".
? Back-hander The other aspect of Brentford's play was their time-wasting.
Pakistan paceman Mohammad Amir was picked out for bowling deliberate no-balls - for a back-hander from a bookie - banned for five years and sent to prison for three months.
The case merely confirms the back-hander culture that plagues the public sector.
Blatter, 79, is being investigated over an alleged [euro]2million back-hander to UEFA boss Michel Platini.
Of late, I have been watching in the hope that, for once, Miss Rabbit, the only apparently sane character in the series, would give her a back-hander and say: "Oh shut up, Peppa, and give someone else a chance."
Held up early and a bit tapped for speed after halfway, he ran very green when given a back-hander in the straight, but when his rider used the stick to keep him straight he got into his stride and saw the race out very well, passing a good few of his rivals in the final furlong.
Pea-souper smog that clogged up your lung Back-hander deals that needed a bung.
Both sides continued to have chances in an open game that lacked intensity and the defensive seas parted again in the Blaze zone to allow Galbraith time and space to score a fine back-hander.
Andrew Desjardins sent the puck on top of the crease and DaSilva collected the puck and sent a back-hander top shelf past Dany Sabourin for his third goal of the season.
The meltdown was complete when Del Potro mis-hit a long forehand and returned serve with a back-hander into the net to give Murray four set points.
"When I asked him to quicken and I gave him a back-hander, the way he picked up was electric and he's won shade cosily at the end
It is believed the back-hander allegations will force planning and DoE chiefs to go through a mountain of applications carried out by the bribery suspect to look for any unusual decisions.
Woo-Sang Park wafted a sweet one-timer into the top corner for the opener and Greg Owen cut in from the corner, faked a pass and shot low with a back-hander to make it 2-0.