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underwork Line breaks: under|work
Pronunciation: /ˈʌndəwəːk/

Definition of underwork in English:


[with object]
Impose too little work on (someone): MPs are viewed by the public as overpaid and underworked
More example sentences
  • Generals and others feared that underworked soldiers might degenerate into an armed mob, so education became a useful and time-consuming diversion.
  • In the first eight months I was working there, I was chronically underworked, and yet they employed an intern, and threw work at him.
  • It is a popularly held notion that most managers are underworked and overpaid, is it not?
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