Definitions

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  • adjective Not known widely enough; of inadequate fame.

Etymologies

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under- +‎ known

Examples

  • His debut film was Zero Effect, a modern day blend of Sherlock Holmes and, after a fashion, Batman that starred Bill Pullman and Ben Stiller in the Holmes/Watson-come-Bruce/Dick roles and is criminally underknown.

    Jake Kasdan to Direct Bad Teacher | /Film

  • Any ecclesiastical aspect often places second to the simple good looks of such underknown artists as painter Alberto Burri and sculptor Giacomo Manzu.

    Buying Into The Buzz

  • Another installment in my all-too-occasional series of looks at culturally-significant, underknown phenomena and events, "1000 Words."

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Another installment in my all-too-occasional series of looks at culturally-significant, underknown phenomena and events, '1000 Words.'

    2blowhards.com: 1000 Words -- Gold Medal Books

  • Another installment in my all-too-occasional series of looks at culturally-significant, underknown phenomena and events, '1000 Words.'

    Archive 2006-11-12

  • Another installment in my all-too-occasional series of looks at culturally-significant, underknown phenomena and events, "1000 Words."

    Gold Medal Books - 1000 words

  • Through the Twentieth Century, which starts with Braque and Picasso surprise! and includes numerous underknown artists, often female ones, from around the world.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The artist Derrick Adams made most of the choices for this un-Chelsea show, and they're good ones, with a bunch of stimulating newish artists and some familiar, though still underknown figures, brought in for a further look.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The artist Derrick Adams made most of the choices for this un-Chelsea show, and they're good ones, with a bunch of stimulating newish artists and some familiar, though still underknown figures, brought in for a further look.

    NYT > Home Page

  • However, he said that Indian efforts were "very underknown and undervalued" and expected external affairs minister SM Krishna to tell the London Conference what India was doing in Afghanistan.

    Daily News & Analysis

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