verb (used with object), un·der·paid, un·der·pay·ing.
- underpitch vault
Origin of underpay
Examples from the Web for underpaid
Even public-service lawyering jobs, while underpaid for the field, still pay better than low-wage warehouse labor.
Doctors, who were overworked and underpaid, began taking bribes to provide care.Will US Health Care Follow in China’s Bloody Footsteps?|Daniela Drake|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You might even make the case that Jamie Dimon is the most underpaid CEO in America.
Teachers are underpaid—if they are paid at all since many public schools have frozen salaries.
But experts caution there is a risk in relying on overworked and underpaid workers for too long.
These fellows get the money and the work is done by underpaid subordinates whom the world never hears of.The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|Robert Tressell
No man of McLean's gangs could honestly say that he ever had been overdriven or underpaid.Freckles|Gene Stratton-Porter
With wise fore-thought I found great pensions for underpaid clergy.The Drunkard|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
People who think they are underpaid necessarily think they are overworked.H. R.|Edwin Lefevre
Flaxman was underpaid by Wedgwood for the numerous models he supplied—models still used by the firm.Travels in South Kensington|Moncure Daniel Conway