Definition of underlife in English:


nounPlural underlives

  • A way of living with which the general public do not normally come into contact.

    ‘the influences of the student underlife’
    • ‘As an artist-reporter he had delved into the wretched underlife of the city.’
    • ‘It was one of my old haunts when I was a frequent visitor to New York, working on a novel with underlife scenes on the streets of Brooklyn.’