un·​braked ˌən-ˈbrākt How to pronounce unbraked (audio)
: not braked : having no brakes
an unbraked trailer
: not held by a brake
an unbraked wheelchair

Examples of unbraked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Though his Impulse came threaded from the factory for a muzzle brake, it had been left unbraked. Derek McDonald, Outdoor Life, 5 Jan. 2021

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'unbraked.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unbraked was in 1877

Dictionary Entries Near unbraked

Cite this Entry

“Unbraked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbraked. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!