underworked

adjective
un·​der·​worked | \ ˌən-dər-ˈwərkt How to pronounce underworked (audio) \

Definition of underworked

: not having enough work to do : not asked or required to do much work or expend much effort overpaid and underworked executives In general show horses are not well conditioned animals. Most of them are overfed and underworked.— Shirley Standring

First Known Use of underworked

1754, in the meaning defined above

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“Underworked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underworked. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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