- woody shrubs or small trees growing among taller trees.
- a clump or stretch of such growth.
Origin of underwood
Related Words for underwoodthicket, scrub, shrubbery, undergrowth, grove, cover, coppice, hedge, copse, dingle, sedge, underwood, brushwood, fern, gorse, bracken, spinney, chaparral, bush, brake
Examples from the Web for underwood
Contemporary Examples of underwood
Throughout the Netflix series, Underwood just talks about power, power, power.Kevin Spacey Stars as a Frank Underwood-like Warmonger in ‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’
November 8, 2014
“They liked the tone of our blog, and they respected our approach to the issues,” Underwood said.‘Survivor’ Bloggers Join Forces to Reveal Christian Fundamentalist Abuses
March 23, 2014
Underwood is like a Democratic version of Karl Rove, except Underwood is both more likeable and more lethal.Dems Need to Channel ‘House of Cards’’ Frank Underwood
March 19, 2014
She holds up her phone to show a photo of UNDERWOOD looking at her ass as she bends over a Skee-Ball table at Chuck E. Cheese.
UNDERWOOD: (to camera as he strides away) Fear is like mosquitos; hesitation like strep throat.
Historical Examples of underwood
On each side of them there was underwood between the stems of the tall trees.Freeland
There was a thicket of holly and underwood, as dense as a jungle, close about the door.The Room in the Dragon Volant
J. Sheridan LeFanu
Crossing the water to an island, they plunged into a bit of underwood.Therese Raquin
Thank you, Mr. Underwood—we'll stand in the presence of the Board.
The ancient Trojans were fools to your father, Mrs. Underwood.
- a less common word for undergrowth
- Rory. born 1963, English Rugby Union player: played 85 times for England (1984–96) and scored 49 tries (an England record)