Definition of underwhelmed adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌʌndəˈwelmd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌndərˈwelmd//
(informal, humorous)
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not impressed with or excited about something at all We were distinctly underwhelmed by the director's speech. compare overwhelm Word Origin 1950s: suggested by overwhelm + -ed.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: underwhelmed