Definitions

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  • n. One who underlines.
  • n. A liner or lining that goes underneath.

Etymologies

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underline +‎ -er

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under +‎ -liner

Examples

  • Several others say that underlining can actually become a disservice to the underliner when, years later, he returns to the book and finds it difficult to read passages not underlined, or is forced to see the book the same way she did years ago, instead of with more mature eyes.

    Steve Leveen: So... Are You Going to Write in That New Book?

  • Further investigation disclosed numerous suspected bloodstains on the stairway itself, the cardboard underliner on the steps and other cardboard attached to the walls, the wooden pillar at the bottom of the staircase, and a south wall made of plywood.

    Smoke, Mirrors, and Murder

  • I stopped at the gas station I usually stop at to get a Mountain Dew and secure my underliner the best I can.

    NASIOC

  • Hitler was not only an avid reader but also an inveterate underliner.

    Edward Lucas

  • " With a Day-Glo yellow underliner he outlined the floor of the vault on the utility map.

    The Black Echo

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