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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
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References in classic literature ?
His delivery is underarm and not inelegant, but he sometimes tries a round-arm ball, which I have seen double up the fielder at square leg.
There are also skincare ingredients added to address various underarm concerns.
which makes it easier to construct but adds more fullness in the underarm. The sleeves are stitched to the body before the underarm/side seam is sewn.
In the match versus Rafael Nadal, Kyrgios pulled out his trademark underarm serve twice and proceeded, by his own admission, to spend a portion of the match abandoning trying to beat Nadal in the 'normal' fashion, instead opting to try and hit him in the chest.
The SWAY Underarm Detox Masque is described as a super-charged charcoal mask armed with the power of pure clay and apple cider vinegar to purify and illuminate underarm skin, while speeding and easing the transition to natural deodorant.
Summary: Nadal was offended by an underarm serve from the 23-year-old Aussie at the Mexican Open.
My body carries mind, belief, spirit, thoughts, desires, eccentricity, wicked ideas, and underarm smell.
The scientists set about identifying which bugs make the most thioalcohols and revealed just three that live on the underarm sklin could do it well.
Primary axillary hyperhidrosis, also commonly known as excessive underarm sweating, is a chronic medical skin condition that results in sweating beyond what is needed for normal body temperature regulation.
Trevor Chappell was vilified after one of the most notorious unsporting acts of all time -- bowling underarm on the final ball of an ODI to help Australia beat New Zealand in 1981.