un·​cir·​cum·​cised | \ ˌən-ˈsər-kəm-ˌsīzd How to pronounce uncircumcised (audio) \

Definition of uncircumcised

1 : not circumcised
2 : spiritually impure : heathen

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Other Words from uncircumcised

uncircumcision \ ˌən-​ˌsər-​kəm-​ˈsi-​zhən How to pronounce uncircumcision (audio) \ noun

Examples of uncircumcised in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An uncircumcised infant’s foreskin is naturally tight, but will relax as the child grows. Susan Reslewic Keatley, New York Times, "Should You Circumcise Your Baby Boy?," 17 Apr. 2020 Some uncircumcised men and people with penises decide to get circumcised as adults. Zahra Barnes, SELF, "11 Things Everyone Should Know About Uncircumcised Penises," 29 Dec. 2018 Oh, the uncircumcised penis, that driver of insanity and moral disarray. Matt Thompson, The Atlantic, "Radio Atlantic: Will America's Institutions Survive President Trump?," 14 Sep. 2017 What if during middle school he gets picked on in the locker room for being the only uncircumcised kid? Chris Silva, New York Times, "Rites of Passage," 1 Mar. 2016

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First Known Use of uncircumcised

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Uncircumcised.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncircumcised. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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un·​cir·​cum·​cised | \ ˌən-ˈsər-kəm-ˌsīzd, ˈən-ˌ How to pronounce uncircumcised (audio) \

Medical Definition of uncircumcised

: not circumcised

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