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  • noun Plural form of underarm.


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  • I tried to make myself dresses while I was in college, but they were always ginormous in the shoulders and hips especially and the underarms were a disaster and I could never figure out why - it was because I was buying based on my DD bust measurement!

    Oooooh. - A Dress A Day 2006

  • "Funky like your underarms" is a pretty good rap boast - do you remember it from when Ken Griffey, Jr. made hip-hop songs, back in the '90s?

    The Seattle Times 2011

  • Additionally, one in three women feel more confident when their underarms are in "good condition".

    How sexy are your underarms? 2011

  • She smelled like underarms and unwashed laundry, all overlaid with the powerful scent of Shalimar.

    Choker Elizabeth Woods 2011

  • She's happy, possibly because her underarms look so good.

    How sexy are your underarms? 2011

  • When Dove conducted a poll of more than 500 women, it revealed that "almost every one of them thinks that their underarms are unattractive".

    How sexy are your underarms? 2011

  • His shirt is wrinkled and dark green with sweat from wiping his brow, and rings of dampness spread out from beneath his underarms.

    Cougar Ann Wahlman 2011

  • Mary is no stickler for grooming, and Daniels requested that Mo'Nique skip shaving her underarms and eat chips by the bagful to encourage facial blemishes.

    Women of 'Precious' undertake transformational roles 2009

  • She could feel her underarms becoming pools of sweat through the linen.

    Heat Wave Cheryl Diane Kidder 2011

  • Home hair-removal deviceHome devices that use either a laser or pulsed light to remove unwanted hair from legs, underarms and bikini areas have been available for a while.

    Beauty tools that are fast <i>and</i> effective? 2011


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