underdraw

transitive verb

Definition of underdraw

  1. 1 :  to draw a line under :  underscore

  2. 2 :  to draw or depict inadequately

  3. 3 :  to overlay or line (a roof or ceiling) with thin boards or lath and plaster

  4. 4 :  to draw from (an account) less than the amount credited

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of underdraw

1under + draw


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up underdraw? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!