Definition of underread
1 : to take a reading below the correct reading of (a test) : to read (as a temperature, measurement, or weight) as lower than that actually registered
2 : to read with less than full or due understanding, appreciation, or alertness underread the poets whose reputations they wish to demolish — F. A. Pottle
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Origin and Etymology of underread
1under + read
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