Meaning of UNDERCURRENT in English

UNDERCURRENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ -ˌkər-ənt, -ˌkə-rənt ]

noun

Date: 1683

1. : a current below the upper currents or surface

2. : a hidden opinion, feeling, or tendency often contrary to the one publicly shown

• undercurrent adjective

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