verb (used without object), sub·ma·rined, sub·ma·rin·ing.
- to be thrown under the steering wheel of the vehicle one is driving during a frontal crash.
- to be thrown out of one's seat belt in such a crash.
verb (used with object), sub·ma·rined, sub·ma·rin·ing.
Origin of submarine
Regional variation note
Examples from the Web for antisubmarine
Contemporary Examples of antisubmarine
Antisubmarine warfare (ASW) has not stagnated, but it shows signs of disarray.Tomorrow’s Stealthy Subs Could Sink America’s Navy
May 12, 2014
- of or relating to a submarinea submarine captain
- occurring or situated below the surface of the seaa submarine cable
"submarine boat," 1899, from submarine (adj.). The short form sub is first recorded 1917. Submarine sandwich (1955) so called from the shape of the roll.