below the belt definition

  • phrase:
    • Of a punch, landing illegally, below the adversary's waist.
    • unjust; dirty; perhaps not based on the generally speaking accepted principles.
  • adverb:
    • in an unfair way
  • adjective:
    • disregarding the principles (from notion of an illegal low blow-in boxing)

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