undersized

[uhn-der-sahyzd]

adjective

smaller than the usual or normal size.

Nearby words

  1. undershrub,
  2. underside,
  3. undersign,
  4. undersigned,
  5. undersize,
  6. underskirt,
  7. undersleeve,
  8. underslung,
  9. undersoil,
  10. undersparred

Origin of undersized

First recorded in 1650–60; under- + size1 + -ed3

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British Dictionary definitions for undersized

undersized

adjective

of less than usual size
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