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Meaning & Definition of Submarine in English

English

Submarine

/səbmərin/

noun

1. A submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes

    synonym:
  • submarine
  • ,
  • pigboat
  • ,
  • sub
  • ,
  • U-boat

2. A large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments)

  • Different names are used in different sections of the united states
    synonym:
  • bomber
  • ,
  • grinder
  • ,
  • hero
  • ,
  • hero sandwich
  • ,
  • hoagie
  • ,
  • hoagy
  • ,
  • Cuban sandwich
  • ,
  • Italian sandwich
  • ,
  • poor boy
  • ,
  • sub
  • ,
  • submarine
  • ,
  • submarine sandwich
  • ,
  • torpedo
  • ,
  • wedge
  • ,
  • zep

verb

1. Move forward or under in a sliding motion

  • "The child was injured when he submarined under the safety belt of the car"
    synonym:
  • submarine

2. Throw with an underhand motion

    synonym:
  • submarine

3. Bring down with a blow to the legs

    synonym:
  • submarine

4. Control a submarine

    synonym:
  • submarine

5. Attack by submarine

  • "The germans submarined the allies"
    synonym:
  • submarine

adjective

1. Beneath the surface of the sea

    synonym:
  • submarine
  • ,
  • undersea

Examples of using

The rebels tried to sink the submarine in vain.