undersized

[ uhn-der-sahyzd ]
/ ˈʌn dərˈsaɪzd /

adjective

smaller than the usual or normal size.

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Origin of undersized

First recorded in 1650–60; under- + size1 + -ed3
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British Dictionary definitions for undersized

undersized
/ (ˌʌndəˈsaɪzd) /

adjective

of less than usual size
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