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undergrounder

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English

Etymology

underground + -er

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Noun

Singular
undergrounder

Plural
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  1. An underground publication or movie.
    • 1957, Manny Farber, "Underground Films", in Robert Walsh (ed.) Negative Space: Manny Farber on the movies (1998), p. 27,
      The excess that is so noticeable in Stevens's brawl is absent in the least serious undergrounder, []
    • 1985, Abe Peck, Uncovering the Sixties: The Life and Times of the Underground Press, p. 51,
      Street people, day-trippers, and tourists pushed the paper's circulation to 117,000, the largest any community undergrounder would reach.
  2. One who is part of a secret or underground society or subculture.

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The word under is repeated twice in this word (undergrounder).

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