Definitions

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  • adj. Having an insufficiently large listening audience; neglected or overlooked as a speaker or musician.

Etymologies

under- +‎ heard (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I sort of don't know why Senior White House Official Speaking On Condition Of Anonymity is bragging about having all sorts of underheard voices at the policymaking table as a feature of this administration, considering the fact that he's taken it upon himself to berate so many of those tablemates in the press, under condition of anonymity.

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  • They are underheard, and underappreciated in my opinion.

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  • Roy-alty, Haynes' new album of classics and underheard repertory out Sept. 13, is anchored by the Fountain of Youth band.

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  • His career as solo artist has only spanned 13 years, but Graham's credits are beyond question, having served in beloved (if underheard at the time) punky and roots punk bands the Skunks and True Believers (with brothers Javier and Alejandro Escovedo).

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  • The Broadcast: KZSU Stanford, 90.1 FM, in the SF Bay Area.underheard. org.

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  • They put out a well-crafted but underheard EP on Counterflow in 2001 and later an LP on Schematic in 2004.

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  • "Green Fields," recycled from Marianne Faithfull's criminally underheard

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  • "I work to raise the bar with every month's programming, and I'm very pleased to air works that have been unheard or underheard anywhere else," said Fred Greenhalgh, host of the radio show and producer of its podcast.

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  • Scott Tuma’s Hard Again Truckstop has been compared with the work of John Fahey, as has the music of his former band, Souled American — all of which is true enough, but not necessarily helpful because Fahey’s music, a philosophical brand of Americana, is criminally underheard.

    Disquiet » Into the Mystic

  • Scott Tuma’s Hard Again has been compared with the work of John Fahey, as has the music of his former band, Souled American — all of which is true enough, but not necessarily helpful because Fahey’s music, a philosophical brand of Americana, is criminally underheard.

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