under-the-table
adjective Date: 1948 covert and usually unlawful <
under-the-table payoffs
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • under the table — See: UNDER THE COUNTER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under the table — See: UNDER THE COUNTER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under the table — phrasal 1. into a stupor < can drink you under the table > 2. in a covert manner < took money under the table > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • under the table — hidden, not recorded, not above board, on the side    Do you get paid for bringing customers to the store? I don t get a check just a little money under the table …   English idioms

  • under-the-table — adjective ; in attributive use. He received an under the table payment …   Wiktionary

  • under the table —    Bribes or illegal payments are often described as money under the table.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • under the table — beneath the table, in an unofficial manner, illegally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • under\ the\ table — See: under the counter …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Under the table — 1. drunk to the extent of being incapable; 2. given as a bribe or other secret dealing …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • under the table — Australian Slang 1. drunk to the extent of being incapable; 2. given as a bribe or other secret dealing …   English dialects glossary

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