Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNDERGROWTH

The stranger, whoever he was, had darted back in the undergrowth.

There was a tangle of undergrowth, and a heavy grove of palms.

It has just shot out from that great clump of 163 undergrowth.

In a moment they were crashing through the undergrowth, Jesse and Andy in the lead.

He held back the undergrowth again and peered into the depths.

But the only reply was a furious crashing in the undergrowth.

But now the undergrowth all about them was alive with Drilgoes.

Great gaps were left through the undergrowth as the ray passed.

The shadows were lengthening, the undergrowth was thick; they could not see their opponents.

But Rover did not go that way: he dived away among the trees and undergrowth.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from under + growth.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNDERGROWTH

brush

nounscrappy bushes
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.