Definition of "underdone" []

  • Past participle of underdo. (verb)
  • Not sufficiently cooked: an underdone turkey. (adjective)
  • Insufficiently or lightly cooked (adjective)

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Use "underdone" in a sentence
  • "My main thrust was to aver the Nordin article was "underdone" and as a community service would have been much more effective if the bank involvement had been much more deeply explored; and if, as you and Waldo seemd to think, "Anyone in the world can tap one ` s bank account with only the account number" that fact, if indeed it is one, needs exploration."
  • "Deprived of the country's finest youth, his side has also not been able to travel to any warm-up tournaments, which he believes leaves them 'underdone' in comparison with other leading teams."
  • "The Wallabies lack match practice and will be "underdone" for their final Bledisloe Cup match against New Zealand in Hong Kong next week, coach Robbie Deans warned on Friday."