how to pronounce underweight

ʌndɚwɛɪt

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An example use of underweight in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… actually had an underweight on the name …”

meanings of underweight

adjective:

  1. Of an inappropriately or unusually low weight.
  2. Not too heavy for an intended purpose.
  3. Being less invested in a particular area than market wisdom suggests.

noun:

  1. The state or quality of being underweight.
  2. An underweight person.

verb:

  1. To give insufficient weight to (a consideration); to underestimate the importance of.
  2. To underestimate the weight of.