Definition of undersized
: of a size less than is common, proper, normal, or average undersized trout
Examples of undersized in a Sentence
He is undersized for a basketball player.
though a football all-star in high school, he was just a mediocre, undersized player at the college level
Recent Examples of undersized from the Web
But the undersized forward, who started seven games in 2014-15, is a reliable rebounder.
On an undersized team that lacked depth, the 5-foot-11 Williams logged many minutes as a post player.
Oregon's Tyler Dorsey may be a bit undersized to play shooting guard in the NBA (6-4, 195 pounds), but like Hart, Dorsey's shooting ability gives him a distinct skill set that should be able to translate over to the next level.
LaMelo is still young and undersized, and LiAngelo, the family’s most uncertain prospect, may not start for talent-rich UCLA next year.
Last season, the injury bug bit unlike any Tom Izzo team had ever seen, and the oft-undersized Spartans were bounced in the Round of 32.
Richards was undersized for a shortstop but started for Wilson as a sophomore.
The undersized but competitive Ryan Ellis has become an asset at both ends of the ice.
Bell’s undersized but has done nothing but produce as a defense-first big man with the agility to step out on switches and guard basically anybody.
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Definition of undersized for English Language Learners
: smaller than the usual size
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