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underlife

Syllabification: un·der·life
Pronunciation: /ˈəndərˌlīf
 
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Definition of underlife in English:

noun

A way of living that the general public does not normally encounter.
Example sentences
  • As an artist-reporter he had delved into the wretched underlife of the city.
  • It was one of my old haunts when I was a frequent visitor to New York, working on a novel with underlife scenes on the streets of Brooklyn.

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