Definition of underrate
: to rate too low : undervalue
Examples of underrate in a Sentence
She underrated her student's ability.
it's perhaps the most underrated film of the last decade
Recent Examples of underrate from the Web
That's why I, along with thousands of other CC students get ticked off when those who've never attended a community college underrate it without any concrete reason.
Few ’70s rock bands were as influential yet underrated as CBGB legend Television, which crafted NYC’s darker post-punk sound and later influenced generations of bands, from Interpol to Beach Fossils.
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UNDERRATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of underrate for English Language Learners
: to rate or value (someone or something) too low
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