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Definition of "underslung" [un•der•slung]

  • Having springs attached to the axles from below. Used of a vehicle or of its frame. (adjective)
  • Supported from above. (adjective)
  • Having a low center of gravity. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "underslung" in a sentence
  • "The cylinders' downpipes merge in an underslung exhaust nacelle that looks like it should vent ionized plasma."
  • "  "You two keep that up," she said to us sternly when she found us practicing in the front parlor, "you're going to get underslung jaws like Charles II.""
  • "I Cloroxed and rinsed her ten-gallon water tank and filled it with fresh water; topped off her underslung propane tank."