[mal-uh-pawr-shuh nd, -pohr-]


(of a state or other political unit) poorly apportioned, especially divided, organized, or structured in a manner that prevents large sections of a population from having equitable representation in a legislative body.

Origin of malapportioned

First recorded in 1960–65; mal- + apportioned
Related formsmal·ap·por·tion·ment, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019