how to pronounce underarm


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the above transcription of underarm is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

underarm is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of underarm in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… he was itching his underarm and the back …”

meanings of underarm


  1. Old-fashioned and now outlawed style of bowling in which the arm is not swung over the shoulder.
  2. The armpit.


  1. For use under the arm.


  1. To supply with insufficient weaponry.

underarm frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word underarm occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics underarm can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that underarm can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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