undercarriage

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A supporting framework or structure, as for the body of a motor vehicle.
  • noun The landing gear of an aircraft.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The the supporting structural framework of a vehicle.
  • noun the landing gear of an aircraft
  • noun euphemistic the male genitalia

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun framework that serves as a support for the body of a vehicle

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Toby just showed up at the door ... he must have been kept in a garage or a basement for the last week his entire undercarriage is gray and dirty, but he wasn't starving.

    and the cat came back

  • If traveling by bus to next destination, hotels can arrange bus tickets for convenience, but they are on a ‘backpacker’ bus, are more expensive, less comfortable, and potential theft of luggage in undercarriage could happen.

    Thailand Itinerary 3 « Peace Corps: China

  • Toby just showed up at the door ... he must have been kept in a garage or a basement for the last week his entire undercarriage is gray and dirty, but he wasn't starving.

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  • Perhaps the flight deck was a little too cold but the undercarriage was a little too warm...

    On a cold November day in Central Park... oh, no!

  • Behind the undercarriage was a large wooden propeller blade with a flap behind it.

    Crystal Rain

  • Incidentally, I've also heard of a few damage claims resulting from dents to the undercarriage, which is, of course, completely absurd.

    The Seattle Times

  • Surprisingly washing your arm pits and your undercarriage is a lot harder than you might imagine using this method.

    Bill's Poker Blog

  • She added: "Everybody wants a labrador but when people saw the 'undercarriage' as we called it, they would ask if they could see one of the other dogs.

    All - Digital Spy - Entertainment and Media News

  • Postgame: Detroit were destroyed in a devastating third inning when the wheels came off, and so did the roof, the doors, the undercarriage...

    Detroit Tigers vs. Texas Rangers - live!

  • He went to France and blew it up by twisting a wire to its undercarriage.

    Around the World

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