- adj. 间接的；讽刺的；反手拍击的
(of racket strokes) made across the body with back of hand facing direction of stroke
roundabout or ambiguous;
"attacks from that source amounted to a backhanded compliment to his integrity"
"a backhanded and dishonest way of reaching his goal"
- He reached his goal with a backhanded and dishonest way.
- That's rather a backhanded compliment.
- Brown took his usual backhanded jabs at his club yesterday.
- backhanded compliment 言不由衷的恭维话...
Is it a backhanded compliment to say that this actor is best when maddest?出自： K. Tynan