A person lower in status or rank: she was shouting orders at underlings between gulps of coffee
More example sentences
- So I've got twice the number of underlings to ruthlessly torment now.
- Phillip ordered his underlings, repeating the orders from his superiors.
- He is a mere underling, and underlings should not interfere with her plans.
subordinate, inferior, deputy, junior, assistant, adjutant, aide, minion, lackey, flunkey, menial, retainer, vassal, subject, serf, hireling, servant, henchman, myrmidon, right-hand man/woman, girl/man Friday, factotum, stooge; follower, camp follower, hanger-on, disciple