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backhander in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbackhanderback‧hand‧er /ˈbækhændə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 DSHITa hit or shot that you do using the back of your hand2 SCCMONEY British English informal money that you pay illegally and secretly to get something done syn bribe 🔊 Investigators estimate that £35m had been spent on bribes and backhanders.
Examples from the Corpus
backhanderPerhaps the landlord's getting a backhander from the estate agent.There's some suggestion that a backhander was involved.Fifty pounds has already gone in backhanders to the guys in the security office.Messier took off on the breakaway with Jozef Stumpel chasing him and beat Ranford with a top-shelf backhander.