/'ʌndədɒg; [US] -dɔ:g; `ʌndɚ,dɔˇ/
n (esp 尤作 the underdog) person or country, thought to be in a weaker position, and therefore unlikely to win a contest, struggle, etc 处于劣势的人或国家（不易在竞争、斗争等中获胜的）
*crowds supporting the underdog 为处于劣势的一方鼓劲的人群.
a person, team etc that is weaker than the others, is always expected to be unsuccessful, and that is often treated badly
Crowds often feel sympathy for the underdog .