MEANING: adjective:
1. Indirect or ambiguous, having double meaning; sarcastic or malicious.
2. Performed with the back of the hand facing forward.

ETYMOLOGY: The metaphorical sense of the term derives from the image of a hand facing backward being indirect or hiding something. Earliest documented use: 1800. The word forehanded is not an opposite of this word.

JACKHANDED - halfway to being able to open the pot

BOCKHANDED - holding a large stein of beer

BACHANDED - Tempus Fugit - write faster!