Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To underline; underscore.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To underline or underscore.

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

  • noun A lower or underlining stroke in writing.
  • verb transitive To underline or underscore.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

under- +‎ stroke

Examples

  • All three types of colonial woodsmen cut the tree almost breast high, but the Australian seemed to be the only one that took advantage of that understroke, with

    Letters from France

  • bull; really use your hand on the understroke of taping to guide it around the hoop. this way you can really feel if there are any wrinkles, and you have more control. so, if you are taping from left to right, use your right hand/palm to guide and smooth the tape from underneath.

    Hooping.org | Blog | Taping Techniques

  • bull; really use your hand on the understroke of taping to guide it around the hoop. this way you can really feel if there are any wrinkles, and you have more control. so, if you are taping from left to right, use your right hand/palm to guide and smooth the tape from underneath.

    Hooping.org | Blog

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