- to buy an insufficient quantity, as of supplies or stock in trade.
Origin of underbuy
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They employed no English ships, and could underbuy and undersell the English manufacturer and the English trader.Days of the Discoverers
- to buy (stock in trade) in amounts lower than required
- (tr) to buy at a price below that paid by (others)
- (tr) to pay a price less than the true value for