a lesser or minor boss, often the second in command, as in an underworld hierarchy.
verb (used with object), underbought, underbuying. 1. to buy more cheaply than (another). 2. to buy at less than the actual value. verb (used without object), underbought, underbuying. 3. to buy an insufficient quantity, as of supplies or stock in trade. verb -buys, -buying, -bought 1. to buy (stock in trade) in amounts lower than […]
adjective 1. of, situated, or for use under the arm or in the armpit: an underarm deodorant. 2. underhand: an underarm pitch in softball. noun 3. armpit. adverb 4. underhand. adjective 1. (of a measurement) extending along the arm from wrist to armpit 2. (sport) of or denoting a style of throwing, bowling, or serving […]
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under any circumstances Also, under no circumstances . See under the circumstances
adjective 1. having inferior breeding or manners; vulgar. 2. not of pure breed, as a horse. adjective 1. of impure stock; not thoroughbred 2. a less common word for ill-bred