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1underarm

adjective un·der·arm \ˈən-dər-ˈärm\

: placed on or along the armpit

Full Definition of UNDERARM

1
British :  underhand 3
2
:  placed under or on the underside of the arm <underarm seams>

First Known Use of UNDERARM

1816

2underarm

adverb un·der·arm \ˌən-dər-ˈärm\

Definition of UNDERARM

:  underhand

Examples of UNDERARM

  1. He threw the ball underarm.

First Known Use of UNDERARM

circa 1909

3underarm

noun un·der·arm \ˈən-dər-ˌärm\

Definition of UNDERARM

1
:  armpit 1
2
:  the part of a garment that covers the underside of the arm

First Known Use of UNDERARM

1923

underarm

noun un·der·arm \ˈən-dər-ˌärm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of UNDERARM

:  armpit

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