uncaptioned

adjective
un·​cap·​tioned | \ ˌən-ˈkap-shənd How to pronounce uncaptioned (audio) \

Definition of uncaptioned

: not provided with a caption : not captioned an uncaptioned illustration

Examples of uncaptioned in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Back in April, the model posed in a nude version of the bathing suit in an uncaptioned Instagram post. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, 12 July 2021 So what if an overwhelming number of American voters wouldn’t recognize an uncaptioned picture of Liz Cheney on their TV screens? Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, 6 May 2021 In a series of uncaptioned Instagram posts as cryptic as a Twilight Zone episode in and of themselves, Grammy Award-winning pop singer and Boca Raton native Ariana Grande has been posting clips from a popular episode of the iconic television show. Austen Erblat, sun-sentinel.com, 30 Oct. 2019 But what happens when a novelist inserts into his text uncaptioned photographs of ambiguous veracity? James Wood, The New Yorker, 31 May 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'uncaptioned.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of uncaptioned

1888, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About uncaptioned

Time Traveler for uncaptioned

Time Traveler

The first known use of uncaptioned was in 1888

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near uncaptioned

uncapitalized

uncaptioned

uncapturable

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for uncaptioned

Cite this Entry

“Uncaptioned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncaptioned. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Which Word Does Not Belong?

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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