underbid

verb un·der·bid \ ˌən-dər-ˈbid \

Definition of underbid

underbid; underbidding
transitive verb
1 :to bid less than (a competing bidder)
2 :to bid (a hand of cards) at less than the strength of the hand warrants
intransitive verb
:to bid too low

underbidder

noun

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First Known Use of underbid

circa 1677


UNDERBID Defined for English Language Learners

underbid

verb

Definition of underbid for English Language Learners

  • : to offer to do work for less money than (another person or group) : to bid less than (someone else)


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