underfeed

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verb un·der·feed \ˌən-dər-ˈfēd\

Definition of underfeed

underfed

play \ˌən-dər-ˈfed\;

underfeeding

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to feed with too little food

First Known Use of underfeed

1659


Medical Dictionary

underfeed

play
verb un·der·feed \ˌən-dər-ˈfēd\

Medical Definition of underfeed

underfed

\-ˈfed\play ;

underfeeding

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to feed with too little food an underfed woman has a higher probability of a miscarriage and of a stillbirth—Rose E. Frisch

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to eat too little food

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