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  • phrase boxing Of a punch, landing illegally, below the opponent's waist.
  • phrase by extension, idiomatic Unfair; dirty; not according to the generally accepted rules.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in an unfair manner
  • adjective disregarding the rules (from the notion of an illegal low blow in boxing)


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