Definition of underboss in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈəndərˌbôs/ Pronunciation: /-ˌbäs/


A boss’s deputy, especially in a criminal organization.
Example sentences
  • It had a boss and an underboss and crews with captains.
  • As the story goes, Carlotta brought Dino to see her father, and in return Carboni wanted Dino to work for him as his underboss, and marry Carlotta.
  • It was in this place that Drogan would come to receive his assignments from Vincenzo Vasanti's underboss, Tony Argenti.

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Syllabification: un·der·boss

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