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underwork

[ uhn-der-wurk ]
/ 藢蕦n d蓹r藞w蓽rk /
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verb (used with object), un路der路worked, un路der路work路ing.
to do less work on than is necessary or required: to underwork an idea.
to employ inadequately: He underworks his mind and overworks his feet.
verb (used without object), un路der路worked, un路der路work路ing.
to do less work than is normal or proper: He is fat because he underworks and overeats.
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Origin of underwork

First recorded in 1495鈥1505; under- + work

OTHER WORDS FROM underwork

un路der路work路er, noun
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