Definition of 'underwhelm'
Example sentences containing 'underwhelm'
All of this sounds rather underwhelming for green energy investors.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The boot left me a little underwhelmed.The Sun (2013)
At the same time his subdued speaking style has left some prospective voters distinctly underwhelmed.Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2014)
It was all a bit underwhelming.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But while more films with strong female leads are needed, this is slightly underwhelming.The Sun (2014)
Feeling distinctly underwhelmed, we went for a walk.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Was the food a little underwhelming for Italy?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
All in all it's a little underwhelming.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We are a bit... underwhelmed.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
That is why I was a bit underwhelmed.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I was a bit underwhelmed by the first shots of the new Laguna.The Sun (2007)
A combination of a frankly spartan grooming routine and a nasty bout of illness meant that her once crowning glory was looking distinctly underwhelming.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Did he leave, like the rest, slightly underwhelmed?Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
News of most of the phone's features had already leaked out, making for a competent but slightly underwhelming presentation.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Instead they decided that discretion was the better part of valour and settled for a respectable, if rather underwhelming 2-0 defeat.The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
But his tenure, in difficult circumstances, has been distinctly underwhelming and an amicable parting of the ways between club and manager could be expedient.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Definition of underwhelm from the Collins English Dictionary
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