verb (used with object), underpaid, underpaying.
to pay less than is deserved or usual.
verb -pays, -paying, -paid
to pay (someone) insufficiently
noun 1. physical suffering or distress, as due to injury, illness, etc. 2. a distressing sensation in a particular part of the body: a back pain. 3. mental or emotional suffering or torment: I am sorry my news causes you such pain. 4. pains. laborious or careful efforts; assiduous care: Great pains have been taken […]
[uhn-der-peyn-ting] /ˈʌn dərˌpeɪn tɪŋ/ noun 1. the first coat of paint, especially the initial painting on a canvas in which the major areas, tones, colors, and forms are indicated in mass. underpainting /ˈʌndəˌpeɪntɪŋ/ noun 1. the first layer in a painting, indicating the design and main areas of light and shade
noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. drawers or shorts worn under outer clothing, usually next to the skin. plural noun 1. a man’s undergarment covering the body from the waist or hips to the top of the thighs or knees Often shortened to pants
- Under par
see: below par