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undersized

undersized

adjective un·der·sized \ˌən-dər-ˈsīzd\

: smaller than the usual size

Full Definition of UNDERSIZED

:  of a size less than is common, proper, normal, or average <undersized trout>

Variants of UNDERSIZED

un·der·sized also un·der·size \-ˈsīz\

Examples of UNDERSIZED

  1. He is undersized for a basketball player.
  2. <though a football all-star in high school, he was just a mediocre, undersized player at the college level>

First Known Use of UNDERSIZED

1706

Related to UNDERSIZED

Synonyms
bantam, diminutive, dinky, dwarfish, fine, half-pint, Lilliputian, little, pint-size (or pint-sized), pocket, pocket-size (also pocket-sized), puny, pygmy, shrimpy, slight, smallish, subnormal, toylike, small (also undersize)
Antonyms
big, biggish, considerable, goodly, grand, great, handsome, husky, king-size (or king-sized), large, largish, outsize (also outsized), overscale (or overscaled), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy, whacking, whopping

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