underqualified

adjective \ ˌən-dər-ˈkwä-lə-ˌfīd \

Definition of underqualified

: lacking sufficient qualifications (such as adequate education and experience) for a particular job, assignment, etc.
  • an underqualified candidate
  • … if entrants are greatly underqualified academically, new curricula will be required.
  • —Julian C. Stanley

First Known Use of underqualified

1624

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