underscoring

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

underscoring

  1. Present participle of underscore.

Noun[edit]

underscoring (plural underscorings)

  1. An underline.
    • 2002, Jane Toombs, Nightingale Man (page 62)
      Parkington swung his chair away, keeping the book in his hand and his back to Anthony. “He underscored whole passages,” he said. “I can't abide reading a book with underscorings in it.”