Definition of underside
1 : the side or surface lying underneath
2 : a side usually hidden from sight; specifically : the more unpleasant or reprehensible side <the underside of politics>
Examples of underside in a sentence
the underside of the table
The book explores the underside of human nature.
First Known Use of underside
UNDERSIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of underside for English Language Learners
: the bottom side or part of something
: a part of life, a city, etc., that is hidden and usually unpleasant
UNDERSIDE Defined for Kids
Definition of underside for Students
: the side or surface lying underneath <the underside of a leaf>
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