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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To be less heavy than is normal.

Usage examples (37)
  • It is not healthy to become underweight.
  • Although not approved by the FDA for this purpose, cyproheptadine has been used to stimulate appetite in underweight patients.
  • So says J.P. Morgan Chase, which has downgraded the company to "underweight" -- meaning, in its parlance, "sell."
  • Six percent were classified as underweight (BMI under 20). for more
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