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undercount

[verb uhn-der-kount; noun uhn-der-kount]
verb (used with object)
  1. to count less than the full number or amount of: The mayor claimed the census had undercounted the city's population.
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noun
  1. a count or total that is less than the actual number or amount.
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Origin of undercount

First recorded in 1950–55; under- + count1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for undercount

Historical Examples

  • Outside clearings do not undercount outside check deposits nearly to the extent that Professor Fisher assumes.

    The Value of Money

    Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.