Definition of "underdelivering" [underdelivering]

  • Present participle of underdeliver. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "underdelivering" in a sentence
  • "It's a curious fact that genomics has always been sold as a medical story, yet it keeps underdelivering useful medical knowledge and overdelivering other stuff."
  • "Perpetually overpromising and underdelivering is not remotely good enough, not even for government work."
  • "In her account, Petraeus also faults McChrystal for overpromising and underdelivering in places like Taliban-riddled Marjah in the south, producing months of embarrassing headlines that hurt the war effort back in Washington."