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  • n. Plural form of underboss.

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Examples

  • In the same way he sharpened the teamwork of his traveling brigade of underbosses.

    Colossus

  • While the top drug lords often don't let themselves be taken prisoner, the marines have captured several major underbosses, and Mexican security analysts and U.S. officials say the marines have benefited from an unparalleled level of cooperation with American military and anti-narcotics agencies.

    DEA intelligence aids Mexican marines in drug war

  • Anthony Casso, one of the most feared underbosses of the Lucchese family, was serving life sentences totaling 455 years for murders.

    The Mob and Me

  • Blanche had been to see one of the underbosses, who blew her off by saying he had problems of his own.

    The Mob and Me

  • With immunity as his shield, Fratianno implicated the Mafia boss of all Mafia bosses, Carlo Gambino of New York, and underbosses Gregory de Palma and Thomas Marson.

    The Mob and Me

  • Increasingly, banking bosses are sounding like mob underbosses.

    The Financial Crisis Slams Into Europe/Goes Global

  • There are three gangs, each with a leader and six underbosses, making for a total of 21 kingpins of the underworld to take down.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Fat Chicago Tone called a short meeting of his underbosses and a few representatives from their crews that night to discuss what he felt were immediate issues.

    The Brotherhood of Man

  • At least they have bosses and underbosses and consiglieres.

    Underboss: Sammy The Bull Gravano's Story of Life in the Mafia

  • The North Side, Near North Side, West Side, South Side, Loop, Lakefront and northern suburb areas are ran by underbosses who report directly to _Sam Giancana_.

    American Tabloid

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