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un·der·dog

 (ŭn′dər-dôg′, -dŏg′)
n.
1. One that is expected to lose a contest or struggle, as in sports or politics.
2. One that is at a disadvantage.

underdog

(ˈʌndəˌdɒɡ)
n
1. the competitor least likely to win a fight or contest
2. a person in adversity or in a position of inferiority

un•der•dog

(ˈʌn dərˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg)

n.
1. a person who is expected to lose in a contest.
2. a victim of social or political injustice.
[1875]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.underdog - one at a disadvantage and expected to loseunderdog - one at a disadvantage and expected to lose
nonstarter, unsuccessful person, loser, failure - a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently

underdog

noun weaker party, victim, loser, little fellow (informal), outsider, fall guy (informal) Most of the crowd were cheering for the underdog to win.

underdog

noun
A person living under very unhappy circumstances:
Translations
الخاسِر، الأضْعَف، المُضْطَهَد
slabší
den svagere part
perdantsous-chien
elnyomott: az elnyomottak
lítilmagni
nelaimėlis
neveiksminiekszaudētājs
slabší
ezilen/yenilmesi beklenen kimse

underdog

[ˈʌndədɒg] N the underdog
1. (in game, fight) → el/la más débil
2. (economically, socially) → el/la desvalido/a, el/la desamparado/a

underdog

[ˈʌndərdɒg] n
(= player, competitor, team) → outsider m
the underdog (in society)les opprimés mpl

underdog

[ˈʌndəˌdɒg] n the underdog (in fight, contest) → il/la più debole; (in society) → l'oppresso/a; (in family, organization) → l'ultima ruota del carro

underdog

(ˈandədog) noun
a weak person who is dominated by someone else, or who is the loser in a struggle. He always likes to help the underdog.
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