Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To suspend; hang.
  • n. That which underhangs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To hang under or down; to suspend.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To suspend; hang.

Etymologies

From under- +‎ hang. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Most of the bridge has an underhang below the low-lying guard rail which makes it more difficult to just climb over and jump freely into the bay.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • However, there are about a half dozen cute little "vista" balconies that jut out over the underhang see the picture above and fairly beckon the unstable to end it all spectacularly.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • It was one of those one-story motels where you drive in under the underhang and pray that the rooms are somewhat clean.

    heartbreak &triumph

  • See Cal in the far underhang of the bushes, as all the Deadheads drift off to sleep.

    Middlesex

  • Above them, I saw the red glow of the Jewel, back beneath an underhang, brighter and steadier now, and the shadowy outline of the figure who wore it.

    The Courts of Chaos

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