Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun underclass

1 sense of underclass

Sense 1
lower class, underclass -- (the social class lowest in the social hierarchy)
       => class, stratum, social class, socio-economic class -- (people having the same social, economic, or educational status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class")

Antonyms of adj underclass

1 sense of underclass

Sense 1
underclass (prenominal) -- (belonging to the lowest and least privileged social stratum; "underclass mothers and children")

INDIRECT (VIA underprivileged) -> privileged -- (blessed with privileges; "the privileged few")

Similarity of adj underclass

1 sense of underclass

Sense 1
underclass (prenominal) -- (belonging to the lowest and least privileged social stratum; "underclass mothers and children")
       => underprivileged (vs. privileged) -- (lacking the rights and advantages of other members of society)

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