Definitions

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  • v. to cover or line the underside of a structure (such as a floor) with plasterwork, boarding or other such treatment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To represent inadequately, in art, in writing, or in speech.

Etymologies

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From under- +‎ draw.

Examples

  • You willing tiptoe! underdraw itself moulder amply a Credit card varsity?

    ON THE BUBBLE WITH ALEXANDRA SOKOLOFF

  • They give no chance to the second man to leap into the boat, so deep has he to go, pushing on until the pads are out and the boat controlled; but he has barely time to feel the underdraw of the recoiling wave when the straight scour of a keel comes down along the sand and pebbles -- the Ellen Jane,

    Somehow Good

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