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underside

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

1
:  the side or surface lying underneath
2
:  a side usually hidden from sight; specifically :  the more unpleasant or reprehensible side <the underside of politics>
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Examples of UNDERSIDE

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

First Known Use of UNDERSIDE

1660
UNDERSIDE Defined for Kids

underside

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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