un|der|ling


un|der|ling
un|der|ling «UHN duhr lihng», noun.
a person of lower rank or position; inferior; subordinate (usually disparagingly): »

The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings (Shakespeare).

[Old English underling < under under + -ling - ling]

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