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underarm

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adjective un·der·arm \ˈən-dər-ˈärm\

Definition of underarm

  1. 1 British :  underhand 3

  2. 2 :  placed under or on the underside of the arm underarm seams

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First Known Use of underarm

1816


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underarm

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adverb un·der·arm \ˌən-dər-ˈärm\

Definition of underarm

Examples of underarm in a Sentence

  1. He threw the ball underarm.

First Known Use of underarm

circa 1909


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noun un·der·arm \ˈən-dər-ˌärm\

Definition of underarm

  1. 1 :  armpit 1

  2. 2 :  the part of a garment that covers the underside of the arm

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First Known Use of underarm

1923


UNDERARM Defined for English Language Learners

underarm

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Definition of underarm for English Language Learners

  • : placed on or along the armpit


UNDERARM Defined for Kids

underarm

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noun un·der·arm \ˈən-dər-ˌärm\

Definition of underarm for Students

  1. :  armpit


Medical Dictionary

underarm

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noun un·der·arm \ˈən-dər-ˌärm\

Medical Definition of underarm

  1. :  armpit



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