Definitions for underprivilegedˈʌn dərˈprɪv ə lɪdʒd, -ˈprɪv lɪdʒd

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word underprivileged

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•der•priv•i•legedˈʌn dərˈprɪv ə lɪdʒd, -ˈprɪv lɪdʒd(adj.)

  1. denied the enjoyment of the normal privileges or rights of a society because of low economic and social status.

    Category: Sociology

Origin of underprivileged:

1920–25

Princeton's WordNet

  1. underprivileged(adj)

    lacking the rights and advantages of other members of society

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. underprivileged(adjective)ˈʌn dərˈprɪv ə lɪdʒd, -ˈprɪv lɪdʒd

    not having the same wealth or advantages as most people; = poor

    an underprivileged family

Wiktionary

  1. underprivileged(Noun)

    A deprived person; deprived people.

  2. underprivileged(Adjective)

    Deprived of the opportunities and advantages of other members of one's community.

Translation

Find a translation for the underprivileged definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these underprivileged definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"underprivileged." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 25 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/underprivileged>.

Are we missing a good definition for underprivileged?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for underprivileged: