What is another word for armpit?

Pronunciation: [ˈɑːmpɪt] (IPA)

The word "armpit" is a common term used to refer to the area of the body located beneath the shoulder, where the arm meets the torso. However, there are several other terms that can be used as synonyms for "armpit". Some common synonyms include "axilla", "underarm", "pit", "brachium", and "axillary cavity". Each of these words refers to the same body part and can be used interchangeably depending on the context. For example, "axilla" might be used in a medical context, while "underarm" might be more commonly used in everyday conversation. Regardless of the term used, the body part remains the same.

Synonyms for Armpit:

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  • Forward Entailment

    • Noun, singular or mass
      arm.

What are the hypernyms for Armpit?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    axilla, body part, body cavity.

What are the hyponyms for Armpit?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Armpit?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.
  • holonyms for armpit (as nouns)

What are the meronyms for Armpit?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Armpit

He was wiping his mouth with the back of his hand, which he then thrust into the deeps of his pockets, hugging a hammer to his body under his armpit.
"The Mark Of Cain"
Andrew Lang
I didn't see what he could want that for, except on the boat, till he put it under Greg's armpit and bandaged his arm across it to keep it steady.
"Us and the Bottleman"
Edith Ballinger Price
Duchemin squirmed frantically to one side, and felt cold metal kiss the skin over his ribs as the blade penetrated his clothing, close under the armpit.
"Alias The Lone Wolf"
Louis Joseph Vance

Famous quotes with Armpit

  • Feminists were psyched that I had armpit hair.
    Paula Cole

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