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Definition of "underachiever" []

  • One who underachieves by performing less well than expected. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "underachiever" in a sentence
  • "Mari was what was known as an underachiever, which even an underachiever knew was sociology code for “overfailer.”"
  • "The game, while big and fun, is at its core a love ballad to the underachiever, which is what our hero, Cole McGrath, is."
  • "If the underachiever were a mixed drink, he would be a dry martini, one part obscurity (vermouth), and three parts unhappiness (gin)."