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underarm

[ uhn-der-ahrm ]
/ ˈʌn dərˌɑrm /
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adjective
of, situated, or for use under the arm or in the armpit: an underarm deodorant.
underhand: an underarm pitch in softball.
noun
adverb
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Origin of underarm

First recorded in 1810–20; under- + arm1
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British Dictionary definitions for underarm

underarm
/ (ˈʌndərˌɑːm) /

adjective
(of a measurement) extending along the arm from wrist to armpit
sport of or denoting a style of throwing, bowling, or serving in which the hand is swung below shoulder level
below the arm
adverb
in an underarm style
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Medical definitions for underarm

underarm
[ ŭndər-ärm′ ]

adj.
Located, placed, or used under the arm.
n.
The armpit.
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