1 of 2

transitive verb

: to print or impress on the under side of
: to print with less density or firmness of outline than is needed


2 of 2


: a light-colored overall pattern printed on a stamp underneath the design
: printing on the back of a stamp

Word History


Transitive verb

under entry 1 + print

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“Underprint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underprint. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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