un·​der·​bud·​get·​ed ˌən-dər-ˈbə-jə-təd How to pronounce underbudgeted (audio)
: provided with an inadequate budget

Examples of underbudgeted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Despite great support from a great director (Robert Benton), an excellent producer (Robert F. Colesberry) and a top creative team, the film was seriously underbudgeted. Sydney Odman, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of underbudgeted was in 1965

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“Underbudgeted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underbudgeted. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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