adjective \-ˈgär-dəd\

: speaking carelessly without thinking about what you are saying : direct and honest especially when you should be cautious

: not protected or watched over

Full Definition of UNGUARDED

:  vulnerable to attack :  unprotected
:  free from guile or wariness :  direct, incautious <unguarded remarks>
un·guard·ed·ly adverb
un·guard·ed·ness noun

Examples of UNGUARDED

  1. I let the secret about the surprise party spill out in an unguarded moment.
  2. <the swimming coach quickly regretted his unguarded comments about the young swimmer's limitations>

First Known Use of UNGUARDED

circa 1593

Rhymes with UNGUARDED


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