Associations to the word «Underground»


UNDERGROUND, adjective. (not comparable) Below the ground; below the surface of the Earth.
UNDERGROUND, adjective. Hidden, furtive, secretive.
UNDERGROUND, adjective. Of music, art, etc, outside the mainstream.
UNDERGROUND, adverb. Below the ground.
UNDERGROUND, adverb. Secretly.
UNDERGROUND, noun. (chiefly British) An underground railway.
UNDERGROUND, noun. (with "the") A movement or organisation of people who resist political convention.
UNDERGROUND, noun. (with "the") A movement or organisation of people who resist artistic convention.
UNDERGROUND, verb. To route electricity distribution cables underground
UNDERGROUND, proper noun. (UK) (rail transport) The London Underground.
UNDERGROUND MUTTON, noun. (AU) (comical) a rabbit, or rabbit meat
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, proper noun. The Pre-American Civil War anti-slavery resistance movement dedicated to assisting escaped slaves in reaching safe territory.
UNDERGROUND RAILWAY, proper noun. Alternative form of Underground Railroad
UNDERGROUND RAILWAY, noun. A subway system for the movement of trollies or trains.
UNDERGROUND RAILWAY, noun. (usually capitalized) Alternative form of Underground Railroad
UNDERGROUND RAILWAYS, noun. Plural of underground railway

Dictionary definition

UNDERGROUND, noun. A secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force.
UNDERGROUND, noun. An electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city); "in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'".
UNDERGROUND, adverb. In or into hiding or secret operation; "the organization was driven underground".
UNDERGROUND, adverb. Beneath the surface of the earth; "water flowing underground".
UNDERGROUND, adjective. Under the level of the ground; "belowground storage areas"; "underground caverns".
UNDERGROUND, adjective. Conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods; "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley