Recent Examples of underachiever from the Web
Jeff, too, is dragged down that path, transforming from a sweet underachiever (who once had scurvy) to a vengeful husk — and then back again.
Coates, once a brilliant underachiever, used his first book to hone the craft of putting the lives of black folks into context.
Louisiana had long erred on the side of social promotion, often passing underachievers through school despite low reading and math levels.
Davis can’t stand that his team is viewed as underachievers.
Perhaps athletic directors see Miles as an aging underachiever, despite a resume for the coach that includes that national title with the Tigers from the 2007 season.
If that’s not enough to sell you, there’s also a giant, flying, murderous bear named Mord. Roxane Gay released a short story collection called Difficult Women early this year, but one book per year is for underachievers.
BBrown doesn't praise a QB who is an immature underachiever.
Matt Campbell has done a masterful job in transforming the Cyclones from an underachiever to a conference contender in just two seasons.
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UNDERACHIEVER Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of underachiever
underachieve\-ˈchēv\ intransitive verb underachieved; underachieving
underachievementplay \-mənt\ noun
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