Definition of underfed in English:


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Pronunciation: /ʌndəˈfɛd


Insufficiently fed or nourished: a horse that is underfed is likely to be dull and lethargic
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  • Some of the dogs are poorly fed or underfed, perhaps because after spending a lot of money to buy them, their owners do not want to spend any more to get them proper food.
  • Whilst not as stark as rumours suggest it is in the countryside, children in the capital do look quite thin and underfed.
  • The food was sparse and the children were underfed.

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