Definition of underling:
grade, subsidiary, status, position, over, subordinate word, foot soldier, rank, subsidiary company, footslogger, ranking, infantryman, caste, hyponym, tier, secondary, subordinate, marcher, stratum, level, echelon.
assistant (part of speech: noun)
- servant (part of speech: noun)
- inferior (part of speech: noun)
- "Plutarch's Lives Volume III.", Plutarch.
" It is an honor and a pleasure to grasp in friendship the hand of Turgan, the Kildare of this province," he said, " the hand of one who was born to be ruler in fact, instead of an underling under a Jovian master."- "Giants on the Earth", Sterner St. Paul Meek.
- "The Galaxy Primes", Edward Elmer Smith.