Need another word that means the same as “underdog”? Find 2 synonyms and 30 related words for “underdog” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Underdog” are: victim, prey
Underdog as a Noun
Definitions of "Underdog" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “underdog” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- One at a disadvantage and expected to lose.
- A person who has little status in society.
- A competitor thought to have little chance of winning a fight or contest.
Synonyms of "Underdog" as a noun (2 Words)
|A person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence.
The kestrel pounced on its prey.
|A person who has come to feel helpless and passive in the face of misfortune or ill-treatment.
Usage Examples of "Underdog" as a noun
- What is it like to be an underdog in America?
- We go into this game as the underdogs.
Associations of "Underdog" (30 Words)
|Transfer property or ownership.
Principles that are alien to them.
|The kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings.
The bonds of brotherhood.
|The status of a citizen with rights and duties.
Award for good citizenship.
|The humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it.
The victims should be treated with compassion.
|Marked by or capable of arousing controversy.
The issue of the death penalty is highly controversial.
|The action of deporting a foreigner from a country.
A deportation order.
|(of an edition or copy) exactly reproducing an original version.
Diplomatic relations with Britain were broken.
|The ability to understand and share the feelings of another.
|Move away from one’s native country and adopt a new residence abroad.
|Someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group.
|The traditional system of orders of angels and other heavenly beings.
The heavenly hierarchy.
|Physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security.
A homeless was found murdered in Central Park.
|Migrate to a new environment.
Only few plants can immigrate to the island.
|Migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there.
The increased immigration strengthened the colony.
|Sad because one has no friends or company.
A lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel.
|A disposition to be kind and forgiving.
He threw himself on the mercy of the court.
A misunderstood question.
|Regard as or cause to appear natural.
Globalization has been naturalized as the inevitable pathway to economic prosperity and success.
|A single-minded expert in a particular technical field.
His engineering background means he tends to nerd out a bit on the numbers.
|A person who is rejected (from society or home.
They can be made to feel outcast and inadequate.
|A contestant (human or animal) not considered to have a good chance to win.
She felt that his friends despised her as an outsider.
They were treated as social pariahs.
|A feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others.
The blind are too often objects of pity.
|The function assumed or part played by a person or thing in a particular situation.
What is your role on the team.
|The relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society.
The current status of the arms negotiations.
|A person entirely unaccustomed to (a feeling, experience, or situation.
He is no stranger to controversy.
|Understanding between people; common feeling.
I have some sympathy for this view.
|A person who changes location.
|An inhabitant of a western area; especially of the U.S.
|All of your experiences that determine how things appear to you.
The English speaking world.