Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not dressed well or elaborately enough, as for a state occasion or an entertainment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not dresses enough.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Insufficiently dressed, as for cold weather.
  • adjective Insufficiently well-dressed, as for a formal event.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of underdress.

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

  • adjective inadequately or too informally clothed

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Examples

  • For some of their fresh-faced interns, however, skimpy tank tops, jeans, short skirts and flip-flops are the "underdressed" norm.

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  • Would have paired very nicely with the underdressed Shae.

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  • But the beaches and impoverished beach shantytowns from about Progreso and Dzilam de Bravo in the northern Yucatan Gulf Coast are the best beach places in Mexico if one has matured beyond the need for underdressed fat American girls from Corpus Christie and cheeseburger sliders accompanied by cold beer and pork rinds.

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  • Or maybe those women were riduculously underdressed?

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  • But the beaches and impoverished beach shantytowns from about Progreso and Dzilam de Bravo in the northern Yucatan Gulf Coast are the best beach places in Mexico if one has matured beyond the need for underdressed fat American girls from Corpus Christie and cheeseburger sliders accompanied by cold beer and pork rinds.

    "Best" Beach

  • Or maybe those women were riduculously underdressed?

    CLOTHES - what's hot and what's not in Mexico

  • And the announcement was out that Robert Heinlein wanted SFWA members to really dress for the awards, I saw people in tuxes, and I knew for one event I must surely be underdressed.

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  • Or maybe those women were riduculously underdressed?

    CLOTHES - what's hot and what's not in Mexico

  • And the announcement was out that Robert Heinlein wanted SFWA members to really dress for the awards, I saw people in tuxes, and I knew for one event I must surely be underdressed.

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  • Or maybe those women were riduculously underdressed?

    CLOTHES - what's hot and what's not in Mexico

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