Definitions for underworkˌʌn dərˈwɜrk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•der•workˌʌn dərˈwɜrk(v.t.)

  1. to do less work on than is necessary.

  2. to employ inadequately.

  3. (v.i.)to do less work than is normal or proper.

Origin of underwork:

1495–1505

Wiktionary

  1. underwork(Noun)

    Inferior or subordinate work; petty business.

  2. underwork(Verb)

    To require too little work from; to work insufficiently.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Underwork(verb)

    to injure by working secretly; to destroy or overthrow by clandestine measure; to undermine

  2. Underwork(verb)

    to expend too little work upon; as, to underwork a painting

  3. Underwork(verb)

    to do like work at a less price than; as, one mason may underwork another

  4. Underwork(verb)

    to work or operate in secret or clandestinely

  5. Underwork(verb)

    to do less work than is proper or suitable

  6. Underwork(verb)

    to do work for a less price than current rates

  7. Underwork(noun)

    inferior or subordinate work; petty business

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