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Synonyms for underarm
ˈʌn dərˌɑrmun·der·arm

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. underhand, underhanded, underarmadverb

    with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level

    "an underhand pitch"; "an underhand stroke"

    Synonyms:
    underhand, sneaky, underhanded

  2. underarm, underhandadverb

    with the hand swung below shoulder level

    "throwing a ball underarm"

    Synonyms:
    underhand, underhandedly

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. oxter

    a person's underarm

    she carried her book under her oxter

    Submitted by Rumjungleroad on September 19, 2019  

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. underarm

    Synonyms:
    fossa axillaris NA6, ala (in part), armpit, axilla, axillary fossa, oxter, underarm

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  1. Arif Kamal:

    There’s been an increase of melanoma that’s showing up in non-sun-exposed areas such as the underarm, the genital area and between the toes, so it’s important to check — or have a partner or dermatologist check — your entire body once a year.

  2. Kazushige Touhara:

    Although there are many circumstances in which humans utilize olfactory cues for communication, there is no authentic pheromone that has been chemically identified, i believe there is no classic sex pheromone in humans that elicits attractive behavior to the opposite sex. But there are probably crucial odors that affect each other's emotions - for example, a baby's head smell that parents sniff and feel happy, and a woman's axillary (underarm) odors that affect the emotions of males.

  3. Andy Murray:

    He changed his return position, that's why I did it. He was standing very close to return [initially], he was struggling a little bit on the first-serve return. So he stepped probably two meters further back. As soon as I saw him step further back, I threw the underarm serve in.


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