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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who is subordinate to or inferior to others; A member of an acrobatic team who supports the others.

Usage examples (7)
  • An underman or footman takes the place of this lofty being, and waits at table.
  • Maybe there should be another underfunded, underman, per-emptive war on a soveriegn nation.
  • Here was something definite and tangible for the stirring underman to lay hold upon.
  • But the civilized world has awakened, as if from a long sleep, to look for the first time upon a real new day for the underman. for more
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