Examples of underdog in a Sentence
I always root for the underdog instead of the favorite.
As a lawyer, she consistently represented the underdog.
Recent Examples of underdog from the Web
Buy Photo In a match that combined crazy Philly-style fan outbursts with a geeky computer game, an underdog Philadelphia team beat Boston Wednesday night in the inaugural playoff match of the e-sports Overwatch League.
England’s underdog team is set to face Croatia on Wednesday, July 11, at 2 p.m. ET.
But from an opening day signal of intent to a thrilling shootout triumph over Spain, all the way to this narrowest of defeats to Croatia, an underdog team got its own people to fall in love with it.
Shaq’s Big Fella, now a kung fu instructor, has an issue with Drew, who will have to address this and other emotional issues if this underdog team will ever coalesce enough to win.
By late 2016, Jawbone was indeed the underdog, punching up.
Basically, the most familiar pattern of the superhero is that of a misfit or underdog, who has some weird characteristic that sets him or her apart.
The 106-pounder who wrestled for one of the best public school programs in the state has always been the underdog, despite competing three years on varsity and winning 29 matches — including 20 by fall — this winter.
That underdog, chip-on-the shoulder ethos became MU’s identity.
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UNDERDOG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of underdog for English Language Learners
: a person, team, etc., that is expected to lose a contest or battle
: a less powerful person or thing that struggles against a more powerful person or thing (such as a corporation)
UNDERDOG Defined for Kids
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