Insufficiently fed or nourished: a horse that is underfed is likely to be dull and lethargic
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of underfed in:
- The US English dictionary