American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Located, placed, or used under the arm.
- adj. 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.
“From the photo (on Grumperina's blog?), the sleeves seem to be very stretchy and slightly set in; the "underarm" stretches enough to cover the shoulder point without being too bulky under the arms.”
“For instance, in the 1960s and 1970s, over two-thirds of all CFCs manufactured in the world were incorporated in aerosol cans for consumer products, such as underarm deodorants and shaving creams.”
“However, I have noticed that the laundry detergent has a difficult time tackling stains such as underarm stains or grease spots.”
“Cons: Tough time fighting hard stains such as underarm and grease stains”
“The new England goalkeeper shirt also boasts a specially shaped underarm gusset to maximise freedom of movement.”
“The stripe continues at the back of the shirt and is connected to the underarm end of the front stripe.”
“Details on the football shirt are in black, and include a curved stripe on the side of the shirt, and a wide black stripe on the underarm which extends to the collar.”
“Details on the shirt are in white with a wide stripe on the underarm which extends to the collar.”
“Details on the shirt are in white, and include a curved stripe on the side of the shirt, and a wide red stripe on the underarm which extends to the collar.”
“But I'm reasonably confident that my facial hair is more recalcitrant than either their leg or underarm hair.”
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