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Synonyms for underdog
ˈʌn dərˌdɔg, -ˌdɒgun·der·dog

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  1. underdognoun

    Antonyms:
    safe bet, top dog, sure bet, favourite, favorite

  2. underdognoun

    Antonyms:
    favourite, safe bet, sure bet, top dog, favorite

  3. underdognoun

    Antonyms:
    top dog, favourite, sure bet, favorite, safe bet

  4. underdognoun

    Antonyms:
    top dog, favourite, safe bet, sure bet, favorite

Princeton's WordNet

  1. underdognoun

    one at a disadvantage and expected to lose

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PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "underdog":

    outsider, loser, fairy, oppressed

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#8521fairy
#15262loser
#24120outsider
#24815oppressed
#27120underdog

How to use underdog in a sentence?

  1. France Iceland:

    It feels fantastic to come here as an underdog and perform in this way.

  2. John Kasich:

    If the governor does eventually plunge into the race, one thing seems guaranteed : He would be, by a large margin, the Republican field's most provocative voice. No, he likely would n’t win, and he might well get the snot kicked out of him. But more than any other underdog flirting with 2016, John Kasich — defiant, outspoken, critical of conservatism from within — could upend the tenor of the primary season. [ Calendar of a candidate - Ohio Gov. John Kasich will be making stops in South Carolina and New Hampshire at the end of the month. Columbus [ Ohio ] Dispatch :.

  3. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum:

    It was a great campaign last time. We were clearly the underdog and we are starting out as looking at this race and we would be in the same position and so we are very comfortable there.

  4. Rick Santorum:

    It was a great campaign last time, we were clearly the underdog, and we're starting out looking at this race and we'd be in the same position so we're very comfortable there.

  5. Jean Trebek:

    He loved representing the underdeveloped countries, communities, you know, he really wanted to be a spokesman for the underdog.

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