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undercast Line breaks: under|cast
Pronunciation: /ˈʌndəkɑːst/

Definition of undercast in English:

verb (past and past participle undercast)

[with object]
Allocate the parts in (a play or film) to insufficiently skilled actors.
Example sentences
  • Apart from the lead, the play is undercast, and it is sloppily staged, even making experienced actors seen ineffectual.
  • An undercast and uninterestingly 'effective' production.

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