[ UK /ˌʌndəɡɹˈə‍ʊθ/ ]
[ US /ˈəndɝˌɡɹoʊθ/ ]
  1. the brush (small trees and bushes and ferns etc.) growing beneath taller trees in a wood or forest
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How To Use undergrowth In A Sentence

  • The body was found hidden in dense undergrowth.
  • As the struggle between the exotic island's warring factions reaches critical mass, further questions emerge from the tangled undergrowth. Times, Sunday Times
  • We love writing about bands and singers that emerge from the tangled undergrowth and come blinking into the bright glare of publicity. The Sun
  • A plump, fast running bird which keeps to the undergrowth, the black francolin only flies when disturbed.
  • Alas, the thickening undergrowth has also proven the undoing of one of the less bright avian ground feeders.
  • As she approached the local railway station at the end of her route, she was struck by somebody from behind, held in an armlock around her throat and dragged off towards nearby dense trees and undergrowth.
  • Barracks, tents and makeshift shelters sprang like undergrowth from the soil. Times, Sunday Times
  • The tortuously narrow Lolo Trail, blocked by crags, trees and undergrowth, was quickly traversed by Joseph's uncomplaining cavalcade.
  • They are usually found in the mossy undergrowth in woods but we've found them right by the roadside.
  • There was a sudden movement in the undergrowth.
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