Underworld Meaning and Definition


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Underworld meaning

Word: Underworld

How to pronounce: ˈʌndəwɜːld

Noun

Definitions:

1. The world of criminals or of organized crime.

Example sentences: "A man reputed to be a godfather of the Glasgow underworld"

2. The mythical abode of the dead, imagined as being under the earth.

Example sentences: "To gain entrance to this forbidden domain she threatened to break down the gates of the underworld, free the dead and devour the living."


Synonyms:

criminal world

sheol

nether world

the nether world

netherworld

pandemonium

gangland

hell

inferno

hades


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Underworld in Other Languages...

Spanish: Inframundo

German: Unterwelt

French: Enfer

Italian: Inferi

Turkish: Yeraltı Dünyası


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