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Meaning of UNDERLING

Pronunciation:  'undurling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone subject to the authority or control of another
 

UNDERLING is a 9 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: subordinate, subsidiary
 
 See Also: follower, man

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un"der*ling\, n. [Under + -ling.]
An inferior person or agent; a subordinate; hence, a mean,
sorry fellow. --Milton.

      he fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in
      ourselves, that we are underlings.       --Shak.

 

 

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