undersized

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adjective un·der·sized \ˌən-dər-ˈsīzd\

Definition of undersized

  1. :  of a size less than is common, proper, normal, or average <undersized trout>

Examples of undersized in a sentence

  1. He is undersized for a basketball player.

  2. <though a football all-star in high school, he was just a mediocre, undersized player at the college level>

1706

First Known Use of undersized

1706

Variants of undersized

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UNDERSIZED Defined for English Language Learners

undersized

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adjective un·der·sized \ˌən-dər-ˈsīzd\

Definition of undersized for English Language Learners

  • : smaller than the usual size



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