German translation of 'underdog'
(in society) Benachteiligte m or f (Benachteiligter) adj m ⧫ Underdog m
(in game also) sicherer Verlierer ⧫ sichere Verliererin
Copyright © by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Example Sentences Including 'underdog'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
British cinema loves a plucky underdog character.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Does the underdog always deserve our support?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Just as animals have always been the underdog and still are.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
My parents taught me the importance of fighting for the underdog.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They are undoubtedly one of the underdogs and their opening game against the Republic will be key for both teams.The Sun (2016)
In the eyes of local fans he was the Masia underdog fighting for a place against the biggest names in the game coming in for huge sums.The Sun (2016)
It was the talk of an underdog from one of the finest players of all time.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
That mindset of being plucky underdogs against the giants runs through the team.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The hosts had just lost the final to massive underdogs.The Sun (2014)
We are massive underdogs and rightly so.The Sun (2011)
We are the big underdogs, that is for sure.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We're going to be big underdogs.The Sun (2009)
We're still underdogs for this game but underdogs sometimes win.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They arrived by coach with the air of a defiant underdog away team, and they maintain fierce internal discipline.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
England should play the role of underdogs more often.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He likes to make his team seem the underdogs.The Sun (2014)
If none of the underdogs win you're a winner.The Sun (2008)
It is a big blow to Saints, who are huge underdogs.The Sun (2007)
Most clubs have binned the idea of going to grounds where they are big underdogs and just parking the bus.The Sun (2015)
Rangers will be huge underdogs.The Sun (2008)
That implies candour and a fight for the underdog.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Watch the three big nations from the southern hemisphere take on one of the underdogs and they will not use a bulldozer.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We completely take the role of underdogs because we are far from a full squad.The Sun (2013)
He is always an underdog.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Think of it is an away win for the underdog.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'underdog'
Used Occasionally. underdog is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
'underdog' in Other Languages
British English: underdog NOUN
The underdog in a competition or situation is the person who seems least likely to succeed or win.
Most of the crowd were cheering for the underdog to win just this one time.
Translation of underdog from the Collins English to German
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Unlock German with the Paul Noble method
Take your German to the next level with Paul's tried and tested method. No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Next Steps is an intermediate course, which follows on from the Complete German Beginner's course- available to pre-order now!