intransitive verb-·paid′, -·pay′ing
- to pay too little, or less than (the due amount)
- to pay too little to (someone)
transitive verbun·der·paid, un·der·pay·ing, un·der·pays
To pay insufficiently or less than is deserved.
(third-person singular simple present underpays, present participle underpaying, simple past and past participle underpaid)