Definition of underboss in English:


Pronunciation /ˌəndərˈbôs/ /ˌəndərˈbɔs/


  • A boss's deputy, especially in a criminal organization.

    • ‘It had a boss and an underboss and crews with captains.’
    • ‘As the story goes, Carlotta brought Dino to see her father, and in return Carboni wanted Dino to work for him as his underboss, and marry Carlotta.’
    • ‘It was in this place that Drogan would come to receive his assignments from Vincenzo Vasanti's underboss, Tony Argenti.’