Underling meaning

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Underling is defined as someone who does work for someone considered more important.

An example of an underling is a junior employee who works for a senior employee.

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One of lesser rank or authority than another; a subordinate.
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A person in a subordinate position; inferior: usually contemptuous or disparaging.
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Origin of underling

  • under +"Ž -ling

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