uncaptioned

adjective

un·​cap·​tioned ˌən-ˈkap-shənd How to pronounce uncaptioned (audio)
: not provided with a caption : not captioned
an uncaptioned illustration

Examples of uncaptioned in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The uncaptioned picture showed Mr. Cohen in a white oxford and slacks and Mr. Icahn in rumpled shorts and a pink polo. Miriam Gottfried and Caitlin McCabe, WSJ, 19 Nov. 2022 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncaptioned was in 1888

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“Uncaptioned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncaptioned. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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