underused

adjective un·der·used \ ˌən-dər-ˈyüzd \
|Updated on: 17 Jul 2018

Definition of underused

: not fully used : having more potential than is currently being realized or utilized
  • underused land
  • an underused actress

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First Known Use of underused

1960

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Definition of underused for English Language Learners

  • : not used enough : not fully used


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