noun un·der·side \ˈən-dər-ˌsīd, ˌən-dər-ˈ\

: the bottom side or part of something

: a part of life, a city, etc., that is hidden and usually unpleasant

Full Definition of UNDERSIDE

:  the side or surface lying underneath
:  a side usually hidden from sight; specifically :  the more unpleasant or reprehensible side <the underside of politics>

Examples of UNDERSIDE

  1. the underside of the table
  2. The book explores the underside of human nature.

First Known Use of UNDERSIDE

UNDERSIDE Defined for Kids


noun un·der·side \ˈən-dər-ˌsīd\

Definition of UNDERSIDE for Kids

:  the side or surface lying underneath <the underside of a leaf>


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