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Slang

armpit

This page is about the slang term armpit

Meaning

a very unpleasant place

For example

  • This town is smelly, dirty, ugly and hot. No wonder it's called the armpit of America.

  • Gerry reckons the town he was born in is the armpit of the universe, but it can't be that bad.

Quick Quiz

If a place is often called an armpit, it's probably somewhere that most people would

a. love to live in

b. like to visit

c. not like much

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Contributor: Matt Errey