Definition of underwork in English:


Syllabification: un·der·work
Pronunciation: /ˌəndərˈwərk


[with object] (usually be underworked)
  • Impose too little work on (someone): its members are viewed by the public as overpaid and underworked
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    • 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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