understrapper

[uhn-der-strap-er]
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noun

an underling.

Nearby words

  1. understeer,
  2. understock,
  3. understood,
  4. understorey,
  5. understory,
  6. understratum,
  7. understrength,
  8. understructure,
  9. understudy,
  10. undersubscribe

Origin of understrapper

First recorded in 1695–1705; under- + strapper

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British Dictionary definitions for understrapper

understrapper

noun

a less common word for underling

Word Origin for understrapper

C18: from strap (in the archaic sense: to work hard)

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