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un·der·arm

 (ŭn′dər-ärm′)
adj.
1. Located, placed, or used under the arm.
2. Sports Executed with the hand brought forward and up from below the level of the shoulder; underhand.
adv.
With an underarm motion or delivery.
n.
The armpit.
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underarm

(ˈʌndərˌɑːm)
adj
1. (of a measurement) extending along the arm from wrist to armpit
2. (General Sporting Terms) sport of or denoting a style of throwing, bowling, or serving in which the hand is swung below shoulder level
3. below the arm
adv
(General Sporting Terms) in an underarm style
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un•der•arm

(ˈʌn dərˌɑrm)

adj.
1. of, situated, or for use under the arm or in the armpit: an underarm deodorant.
n.
3. armpit.
adv.
[1810–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.underarm - with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder levelunderarm - with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level; "an underhand pitch"; "an underhand stroke"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Adv.1.underarm - with the hand swung below shoulder level; "throwing a ball underarm"
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Translations

underarm

[ˈʌndərɑːm]
A. Naxila f, sobaco m
B. CPD (Anat) → sobacal, del sobaco; [service etc] → realizado sin levantar el brazo por encima
underarm deodorant Ndesodorante m
C. ADV to serve underarmsacar sin levantar el brazo por encima
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

underarm

[ˈʌndərɑːrm]
adv (British) [throw, serve] → par en-dessous
adj
(British) [throw, service] → par en-dessous
[deodorant] → pour les aisselles; [hair] → des aisselles
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

underarm

[ˈʌndərˌɑːm]
1. adv (throw) → da sotto in su
2. adj (temperature) → ascellare; (deodorant) → per le ascelle; (bowling) → da sotto in su
underarm hair → i peli delle ascelle
underarm serve (Tennis) → servizio dal basso verso l'alto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

underarm

n axila
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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