“I sympathize with you,” he said by way of backhanded congratulation.
Whatever this might mean, it was, at best, a backhanded compliment to Hartigan.
Glyddyr turned upon him, and made a backhanded blow at his face.
A backhanded compliment of the acutest nature is credited to Lincoln as a lawyer and gentleman.
Lake slapped him across the mouth with a backhanded blow that snapped ...