American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The hollow under the upper part of the arm at the shoulder.
- n. Slang The most miserable or undesirable place in a particular area.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The hollow place or cavity under the shoulder; the axilla.
- n. The cavity beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder.
- n. Somewhere or something considered foul.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The hollow beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder; the axilla.
- n. the hollow under the arm where it is joined to the shoulder
- From arm + pit. (Wiktionary)
“Also, making fart noises with your armpit is hilarious.”
“While the rest of America prospered after World War II, fast-shrinking Scranton became known as the armpit of Pennsylvania, a designation it has never entirely shaken.”
“My armpit is itching and I can’t scratch it but it’s driving me insane.”
“In the afternoon I went to the doctor, since it seems I have a sebaceous cyst in my left armpit, which is very inflamed.”
“Niagara Falls otherwise known as the armpit of Canada has a lot of anti-Asian sentiment..”
“When you were 9, playing your armpit was a cool trick.”
“No one likes to look over when you have your arm raised and see a yellow stain in your armpit, that is just plain disgusting!”
“The odor of the armpit is the most powerful in the body, sufficiently powerful to act as a muscular stimulant even in the absence of any direct sexual association.”
“Just under the armpit was the mark of the bullet -- a small puncture already closed, half hidden under a clot or two of blood.”
“You can also buy things known as armpit shields that help limit how visible the sweating is on the outside of your clothes.”
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