[ bih-loh-ground ]
/ bɪˈloʊˌgraʊnd /


situated beneath the surface of the earth; subterranean.
no longer living; buried, as in a cemetery (usually used predicatively): All those who might have known about the incident are now belowground.

Nearby words

  1. below the belt,
  2. below the belt, hit,
  3. below the line,
  4. below-the-line,
  5. belowdecks,
  6. belsen,
  7. belsey operation,
  8. belshazzar,
  9. belt,
  10. belt bag

Origin of belowground

First recorded in 1955–60; below + ground1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019