Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of armpit.

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Examples

  • The webbing in his armpits is sometimes there and sometimes isn’t, it depends on the artist.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Spectacular Spider-Man Animated Series Trailer

  • After many inquiries and defeats, there was pointed out to them in a lane, a very small cottage residence, with a board across the open doorway, hooked on to which board by the armpits was a young gentleman of tender years, angling for mud with a headless wooden horse and line.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • Between their armpits was their mouth, armed with long jaw bones, like a parrot's beak.

    Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) A Novel

  • After many inquiries and defeats, there was pointed out to them in a lane, a very small cottage residence, with a board across the open doorway, hooked on to which board by the armpits was a young gentleman of tender years, angling for mud with a headless wooden horse and line.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • Nevertheless, the armpits are a sensitive area where a quick reaction from an allergen is likely to have the worst effect.

    Information Liberation

  • Nevertheless, the armpits are a sensitive area where a quick reaction from an allergen is likely to have the worst effect.

    Information Liberation

  • When I was 15, during hiking trip in Maine, I was taught that sticking your hands down your pants or under your armpits is a great way to warm them up.

    HijabMan - journal

  • I still don't know why she did it (for any reason other than it was a highly amusing thing to watch), but my mom would always pick the large bird up underneath it's "armpits" and dance with it in the middle of our kitchen - anything from a quick jitterbug to a waltz!

    The Holidays Come Home

  • I still don't know why she did it (for any reason other than it was a highly amusing thing to watch), but my mom would always pick the large bird up underneath it's "armpits" and dance with it in the middle of our kitchen - anything from a quick jitterbug to a waltz!

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Chino is considered by inmates as one of the "armpits" of the California prison system, old and "shot-out," built on old cow pasture that wakes you up every morning with the smell of years-old manure wafting with the morning dew.

    Mark Olmsted: An Insider's View of Chino Prison

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