Translation of underweight in Spanish:

underweight

Pronunciation: /ʌndəˈweɪt//ˌəndərˈweɪt/

adjective

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    (person/baby) de peso más bajo que el normal
    she's 10kg underweight pesa 10kg menos de lo que debería
    • an underweight bag of apples una bolsa de manzanas que pesa menos de lo debido
    • Shouldn't a GP investigate why a child is underweight, and share his or her concern with the parents?
    • Although being slightly underweight, outwardly Stacey appears to be just like any other 11-year-old.
    • A while back my sister made an effort to gain weight; her body mass index indicated that she was underweight.
    • People who are under-nourished will not be eating enough and be underweight because their diet will not be providing them with enough energy.
    • A national poll of more than 2000 men asked whether they considered themselves underweight, normal weight, overweight or obese.
    • Perhaps your exercise regime is too demanding, since your body mass index (height to weight ratio) suggests you're not underweight.
    • I assume your daughter is underweight, not just thin.
    • A BMI under 18.5 indicates that you're underweight.
    • I know I shouldn't complain because I can eat what I want and not gain weight, but it's not good being underweight.
    • On examination, she was underweight (weight 2nd percentile, height 10th percentile).
    • She was still rather underweight at 100 pounds, okay, very underweight, but she ate healthily, exercised a normal amount and gained a ton of self-confidence.
    • I was a geeky, scrawny, underweight kid who liked strange music and didn't fit in at all.
    • Many entertainment celebrities are underweight, some anorexically so.
    • Since then she had been in a re-hab centre and was now considered only slightly underweight.
    • ‘We will also start a child-weighing exercise because lots of under-five children are underweight,’ said Pastor Bill.
    • Higher levels of protein and calories may be needed in underweight horses, but should not be fed to normal or overweight horses.
    • Whether you are underweight, normally weighted or overweight, your eating solution can become a problem.
    • Because he's been chronically underweight since before hitting puberty, his body is used to having to survive on unnaturally low weights, but there's a limit to how much it can take.
    • She has an intense need for control and is scared of gaining weight even when extremely underweight.
    • In addition, research shows that teenage girls, particularly those who are underweight or dieting to lose weight, are not getting enough calcium.