Definition of "underdeliver" [underdeliver]

  • To deliver less, or at an inferior level, than promised or expected (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "underdeliver" in a sentence
  • "Unfortunately, the Democrats who run Washington believe in this time of fiscal challenges we should continue propping up government programs that overspend and underdeliver."
  • "This sounds straightforward, but it typically requires conscious attention and courage from the CEO; otherwise, the top team can underdeliver for an extended period of time."
  • "Some members expressed a fear that again euro-zone governments would "overpromise and underdeliver" in the face of the crisis."