verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for underplay
What she did need to worry about was trying to underplay her book in view of the attention it drew.Thank You, Elizabeth Wurtzel: ‘Prozac Nation’ Turns 20|Nicolaus Mills|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To say that this is an unusual moment would be to underplay how unique it really is.
Especially with a purple speech like that; you've simply got to learn to underplay.My Fair Planet|Evelyn E. Smith