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 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, "Why has Ariana Grande been posting clips from this Twilight Zone episode?," 30 Oct. 2019 But what happens when a novelist inserts into his text uncaptioned photographs of ambiguous veracity? James Wood, The New Yorker, "W. G. Sebald, Humorist," 31 May 2017

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First Known Use of uncaptioned

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncaptioned.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncaptioned. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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