to go into hiding; to operate in secret
The group of dissidents went underground.
To go into hiding; to operate in secret: the school newspaper went underground/ the persecuted go underground
goundou goun·dou (gōōn’dōō) n. A disease characterized by exostoses of the nasal processes of the maxillary bones, thus causing swelling on each side of the nose; it is endemic in West Africa and considered to be a consequence of yaws.
[goo-noh; French goo-noh] /ˈgu noʊ; French guˈnoʊ/ noun 1. Charles François [chahrlz fran-swah;; French sharl frahn-swa] /tʃɑrlz frænˈswɑ;; French ʃarl frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), 1818–93, French composer. /ˈɡuːnəʊ; French ɡuno/ noun 1. Charles François (ʃarl frɑ̃swa). 1818–93, French composer of the operas Faust (1859) and Romeo and Juliet (1867)
noun [1940s+; probably fr goo] Related Terms goop1
- Go up in the air