Examples of underling in a Sentence
He takes all the credit, but most of the hard work is done by his underlings.
the real estate tycoon has a whole army of underlings to attend to the details
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Thomas is introduced in a scene teaching his underlings how to clean a toilet - a drinking straw is involved - that showcases his ability to lean in to the bathroom humor.
Upon settling in, Saban's newest underlings quickly learn the hours are long and the labor is intensive.
Towers got his World Series thrills by celebrating the successes of several former Padres underlings and colleagues and other baseball friends.
The courts have no power to interfere with the executive’s constitutional prerogatives, such as terminating underlings or investigations.
As Lala, one of Tobias' midlevel underlings, William Catlett makes a fast and chilling impression even if his character's mixture of threat and paternalistic nurturing of Freeland's impressionable kids feels lifted from a David Simon show.
The latter earned him a slap on the wrist, a five-game suspension for the coming season, while the transgressions were written off as the contrivance and failings of an underling.
The dilemma faced by an underling who depends on a powerful boss’s mentorship while also hating his harassment is better understood.
And the movie introduces a sweetly appealing character named Rose (Kelly Marie Tran), a shy Resistance underling who at first worships the movement’s heroes, and then gets a chance to become one herself.
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First Known Use of underling
Synonymsinferior, junior, subordinate
Related Wordsattendant, follower, retainer; domestic, menial, steward; flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), henchman, lackey, minion; adjutant, aid, aide, assistant, coadjutor, deputy, second, second fiddle; helpmate, helpmeet, mate, sidekick
Near Antonymsboss, captain, chief, foreman, head, headman, helmsman, kingpin, leader, master, taskmaster
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