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underarm

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈʌn.də.rɑːm/ us    /-dɚ.ɑːrm/
of or for use in the armpit (= hollow place under the arm where the arm joins the body): underarm deodorants/hair

underarm

adjective, adverb uk   /ˈʌn.də.rɑːm/ us    /-dɚ.ɑːrm/ ( US also underhand)
(done by) moving the arm below shoulder level: underarm bowling He bowled underarm for the younger children.
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Translations of “underarm”
in Chinese (Traditional) 腋窩(用)的,腋下(用)的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 腋窝(用)的,腋下(用)的…
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