Definition of underling noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    underling

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈʌndərlɪŋ//
     
    (disapproving)
     
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  1. 1a person with a lower rank or status synonym minion
  2. 2 He dishes out orders to his underlings.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: underling