un·​der·​slung | \ ˌən-dər-ˈsləŋ How to pronounce underslung (audio) \

Definition of underslung

1 of a vehicle frame : suspended below the axles
2 : having a low center of gravity

Examples of underslung in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The pod is underslung with two pontoons, each with three dorsal rotors. Dan Neil, WSJ, "The First Flying-Car Review," 12 Sep. 2018 The underslung high heel made the foot look smaller and left a smaller footprint. Nancy Macdonell, WSJ, "The Cowboy Boot’s Unlikely Journey from Ranch to Runway," 21 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of underslung

1903, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Underslung.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underslung. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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