Adjective "undersize" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ʌndəˈsʌɪzd//ˈʌndəsʌɪzd/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Of less than the usual size.
  1. 'Salmon varied in size from 4 to 11 lb and a number of sea trout were also caught with many undersize trout being returned.'
  2. 'He was an undersized senior with spiked auburn hair and russet eyes.'
  3. 'The bathroom has a stool, sink and undersized bathtub I scrounged that is perfectly sized for the shower.'
  4. 'He is undersized, making him less than ideal as a blocker and tackler.'
  5. 'He plays the run well for an undersized lineman and is best at backside pursuit rather than trying to stop plays head-on.'
  6. 'The unit is undersized, which means the tackles must play with flawless technique or risk being bludgeoned.'
  7. 'Knits are central to this look, either hugely textured, fine silk knit with muted multi-coloured stripes, or slightly undersize, a bit like your wee brother's school jumper.'
  8. 'Did you buy any other undersized travel items for your week-long stay in London Village?'
  9. 'I complained as I turned the T.V. off and walked lazily into the undersized area called the kitchen.'
  10. 'A hyperactive, undersized boy, he loved playing football and joined a local junior team.'

Definitions

1. undersized.

2. (of screened minerals) passing through a sieve of given mesh.

More examples(as adjective)

"fish can be undersize."

"people can be undersize."

"codlings can be undersize."