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synonyms for underling

  • attendant
  • aide
  • assistant
  • deputy
  • flunky
  • gofer
  • helper
  • inferior
  • lackey
  • minion
  • peon
  • scrub
  • second
  • serf
  • servant
  • slave
  • second fiddle
  • second stringer
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antonyms for underling

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  • master
  • superior
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How to use underling in a sentence

It’s the constant threat of activating her temper that keeps her underlings hustling.
FLACK IS THE MOST DELECTABLE IN A NEW WAVE OF SHOWS ABOUT THE WORKAHOLICS WHO MAKE HOLLYWOOD RUNJUDY BERMANJUNE 11, 2021TIME
In 2016, she sent Shen and a pair of her underlings, including current police chief David Nisleit, to Milwaukee to see for themselves how that city was incorporating ShotSpotter into its investigative work.
SHOTSPOTTER DEVICES WILL GET MORE SCRUTINY GOING FORWARDJESSE MARXMARCH 1, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
When he had pointed that out to an underling he was off again, and Raf was free to continue his crab's progress.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
A casually minded Government took no notice of the little incident, which after all only concerned an Armenian underling.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
Persis could not conceivably mate herself for life to a peevish underling like him.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
Sometimes he is merely an underling, as in the case of the Massachusetts Kiehtan, and his more familiar subordinate, Hobamoc.
THE HOMERIC HYMNSANDREW LANG
A huge reward was offered in the hope that it might induce some discontented underling in the band to expose his comrades.
THE DAUGHTER OF ANDERSON CROWGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
She looked furtively round, and saw Leicester and his underling on the watch.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 103, MAY, 1866VARIOUS
It was penned by an underling at the Wells, a person more accustomed to riding than writing.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTIONVARIOUS
So tremendous was the power of Rome, that at one word from an underling of the emperor the meeting was annulled.
HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. II (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
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WORDS RELATED TO UNDERLING

  • adherent
  • attendant
  • auxiliary
  • deputy
  • disciple
  • follower
  • hanger-on
  • hireling
  • junior
  • menial
  • minion
  • minor
  • peon
  • satellite
  • second banana
  • subaltern
  • subject
  • subordinate
  • sycophant
  • underling
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