Definitions

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  • verb transitive To inflate too little.

Etymologies

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under- +‎ inflate

Examples

  • Not anywhere near the payback proposed since it presumes that most of us underinflate out tires, but still greater than zero.

    "Gee whiz, this is so — I'm sorry, ladies and gentlemen, for appearing so hysterical about this. I'm trying to remain coherent..."

  • Right, it wasn't the Democrats who keep us from drilling offshore, in ANWR and the shale, it was those eeeeevil Republican pit bulls in Washington scheming to keep oil prices high, while sending Karl Rove out to secretly underinflate everyone's tires and lull them into believing they won't need a tune-up for at least 100,000 miles or so.

    damnum absque injuria

  • Right, it wasn't the Democrats who keep us from drilling offshore, in ANWR and the shale, it was those eeeeevil Republican pit bulls in Washington scheming to keep oil prices high, while sending Karl Rove out to secretly underinflate everyone's tires and lull them into believing they won't need a tune-up for at least 100,000 miles or so.

    Waldo's Virginia Political Blogroll

  • IIRC, the only way Nader’s operatives could get the Corvair to flip on turns was to underinflate the outside tires and hacksaw the inside shocks in two.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Toyota Facing $16 Million Fine …

  • Dennis N: IIRC, the only way Nader’s operatives could get the Corvair to flip on turns was to underinflate the outside tires and hacksaw the inside shocks in two.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Toyota Facing $16 Million Fine …

  • IIRC, the only way Nader’s operatives could get the Corvair to flip on turns was to underinflate the outside tires and hacksaw the inside shocks in two.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Toyota Facing $16 Million Fine …

  • Dennis N: IIRC, the only way Nader’s operatives could get the Corvair to flip on turns was to underinflate the outside tires and hacksaw the inside shocks in two.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Toyota Facing $16 Million Fine …

  • Never overinflate or underinflate either—this can cause premature tire failure, usually at the worst time when you’re cruising down the freeway, fully loaded and probably overweight.

    The RVer’s Bible

  • Never overinflate or underinflate either—this can cause premature tire failure, usually at the worst time when you’re cruising down the freeway, fully loaded and probably overweight.

    The RVer’s Bible

  • Never overinflate or underinflate either—this can cause premature tire failure, usually at the worst time when you’re cruising down the freeway, fully loaded and probably overweight.

    The RVer’s Bible

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