Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To charge (a customer, for example) less than is customary or required.
  • transitive v. To load (a firearm) with an insufficient charge.
  • n. An insufficient or improper charge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To charge less than the correct amount.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A charge that is less than is usual or suitable.
  • transitive v. To charge below or under; to charge less than is usual or suitable for.
  • transitive v. To put too small a charge into.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To charge less than a fair sum or price for, as goods.
  • To put an insufficient charge into: as, to undercharge a gun.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a price that is too low
  • v. charge (someone) too little money
  • n. an insufficient charge

Etymologies

under- +‎ charge (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.