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underboss

[uhn-der-baws, -bos] /ˈʌn dərˌbɔs, -ˌbɒs/
noun
1.
a lesser or minor boss, often the second in command, as in an underworld hierarchy.
Origin of underboss
1970-1975
First recorded in 1970-75; under- + boss1
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