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Meaning of underwork

un•der•work

Pronunciation: (un"dur-wûrk'), [key]
— v., -worked, -work•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to do less work on than is necessary or required: to underwork an idea.
  2. to employ inadequately: He underworks his mind and overworks his feet.
—v.i.
  1. to do less work than is normal or proper: He is fat because he underworks and overeats.
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