un·​char·​tered ˌən-ˈchär-tərd How to pronounce unchartered (audio)
: not granted or issued a charter : not chartered
an unchartered bank
compare uncharted

Word History

First Known Use

1812, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unchartered was in 1812

Dictionary Entries Near unchartered

Cite this Entry

“Unchartered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchartered. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

More from Merriam-Webster on unchartered

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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