underwork

underwork

[uhn-der-wurk]
verb (used with object), underworked, underworking.
1.
to do less work on than is necessary or required: to underwork an idea.
2.
to employ inadequately: He underworks his mind and overworks his feet.
verb (used without object), underworked, underworking.
3.
to do less work than is normal or proper: He is fat because he underworks and overeats.

Origin:
1495–1505; under- + work

underworker, noun
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