- n. One who underachieves by performing less well than expected.
- n. a student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicates
“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).”
“Regardless of whether the golden age of achievement really existed, the underachiever is a convinced that good times at school are lost forever.”
“As much as possible, the underachiever should be an eager or at least willing participant in tutoring.”
“Although the underachiever is a genius at finding things to distract himself, his choices are more limited if he sits in the front of the room.”
“Although communicating constructively with the underachiever is the key ingredient in the helping process, effective treatment must involve both home and school because underachievement is defined by school performance.”
“After that, the teachers end up having to call the underachiever up to their desks so they can sign the book.”
“One of the most striking—and frustrating—characteristics of the underachiever is his failure to take responsibility for his own behavior.”
“Wilson shares the "underachiever" label with equally hyped classmate Arrelious Benn, the jewels of the stellar 2007 crop that reaffirmed Ron Zook's bona fides as a relentless recruiter, helped the Illini to the Rose Bowl as true freshmen and promptly fell off the face of the earth.”
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