underdog

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

under- +‎ dog

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underdog (plural underdogs)

  1. A competitor thought unlikely to win.
    • 2004: The New Yorker, 30 August 2004, p.40
      In Athens, the Americans are underdogs to the Chinese and the Canadians (the Canadians!)
    • 2014, Jacob Steinberg, "Wigan shock Manchester City in FA Cup again to reach semi-finals", The Guardian, 9 March 2014:
      The visit of a Championship side would not normally send a shiver down their spine but they knew that Wigan were underdogs who would snap at their heels and that they possessed a potent bite if they were not kept on a firm leash.
    Synonyms: little guy, rank outsider
  2. Somebody at a disadvantage.
  3. A high swing wherein the person pushing the swing runs beneath the swing while the person being pushed is at the forward limit of the arc.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English underdog.

Noun[edit]

underdog c

  1. underdog

Declension[edit]

Declension of underdog 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative underdog underdogen underdogs underdogsen
Genitive underdogs underdogens underdogs underdogsens
Declension of underdog 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative underdog underdogen underdogar underdogarna
Genitive underdogs underdogens underdogars underdogarnas

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