Adjective "underdone" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ʌndəˈdʌn//ˈʌndədʌn/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

(of food) insufficiently cooked.
  1. 'heavy, underdone meat'
  2. 'Okay, maybe the chips were fractionally underdone, but we're talking nanoseconds.'
  3. 'The bass is a bit underdone, but overall, this is a wonderful decibel delight.'
  4. 'The lobster was slightly underdone, firm and tasty - this was a French dish made Italian.'
  5. 'The meat was sliced rather than the usual cubed and the potato a little underdone.'
  6. 'Both came with a side salad; it was fresh and crisp - vegetables and an overflowing plate of chips which were, if I had to complain, just a touch underdone.'
  7. 'I remember when I took over my Neal Street restaurant in 1980, people wanted kidneys grilled, underdone.'
  8. '‘Eat up, Kyle,’ said Stan, holding a plate of burnt bacon and underdone toast.'

Definitions

1. (of food) not thoroughly cooked; not cooked enough.

2. Chiefly British. (of meat) rare.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be underdone versus places."

"kisses can be underdone as steaks."

"people/places/organizations can be underdone."

"people can be underdone."

"mines can be underdone."

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