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un·der·weight

 (ŭn′dər-wāt′)
adj.
Weighing less than is normal, healthy, or required.
n.
Insufficiency of weight.

underweight

(ˌʌndəˈweɪt)
adj
1. weighing less than is average, expected, or healthy
2. (Stock Exchange) finance
a. having a lower proportion of one's investments in a particular sector of the market than the size of that sector relative to the total market would suggest
b. (of a fund etc) disproportionately invested in this way: pension funds have become underweight of equities.

un•der•weight

(adj. ˈʌn dərˈweɪt; n. ˈʌn dərˌweɪt)

adj.
1. weighing less than is usual or proper.
n.
2. deficiency in weight below a standard or requirement.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.underweight - being very thin; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck"
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

underweight

adjective skinny, puny, emaciated, undernourished, skin and bone (informal), undersized, half-starved, underfed Nearly a third of the children were severely underweight.
Translations

underweight

[ˌʌndəˈweɪt] ADJde peso insuficiente
to be underweight [person] → pesar menos de lo debido
she's 20lb underweightpesa 20 libras menos de lo que debiera

underweight

[ˌʌndərˈweɪt] adj
[person] → maigre; [infant, newborn] → en sous-poids
[goods] → d'un poids insuffisant

underweight

[ˌʌndəˈweɪt] adj (person) → sottopeso inv; (thing) → al di sotto del giusto peso

un·der·weight

n. falta de peso, peso deficiente; bajo de peso; de peso insuficiente.

underweight

adj con bajo peso, por debajo del peso normal