UNDERDOG: a person or group in a competition, usually in sports and creative works, who is popularly expected to lose


Be careful how you respond to the public announcements about who is the anticipated victor and who is the underdog. Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, was the leading Republican candidate for President of the United States in 1948.  He had lots of notoriety, money, and prestige.  Right up until the last minute is was […]