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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To give too little sustenance

Usage examples (24)
  • She will overwork you, I'm afraid: I only hope she won't underfeed you.
  • It is a much more serious risk to overfeed the baby than to underfeed him.
  • Mechanical Stokers are of three general types: 1st, overfeed; 2nd, underfeed; and 3rd, traveling grate.
  • A great many breeders underfeed their young stock to stop growth, which I believe to be a very grave mistake. for more
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