Fraudulent vs Underhand - What's the difference?

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Fraudulent is a synonym of underhand.


As adjectives the difference between fraudulent and underhand

is that fraudulent is dishonest; based on fraud or deception while underhand is secret; clandestine.

As an adverb underhand is

with an underhand movement.

fraudulent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • dishonest; based on fraud or deception
  • false; phony
  • He tried to pass a fraudulent check.

    Usage notes

    * Nouns to which "fraudulent" is often applied: claim, practice, transfer, scheme, transaction, document, intent, misrepresentation, act, action, mortgage, check, conveyance, accounting, bankruptcy, reporting, etc.

    Synonyms

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    Derived terms

    * fraudulently

    underhand

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • secret; clandestine
  • (by extension) dishonest and sneaky; done in a secret or sly manner
  • thrown (etc.) with the hand brought forward and up from below
  • Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • with an underhand movement
  • in a sly, sneaky or secret manner