under par

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Definition of under par

: worse than expected : not very good Our meal was under par. I'm feeling a little under par.

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“Under par.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20par. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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