unclipped

adjective
un·​clipped | \ ˌən-ˈklipt How to pronounce unclipped (audio) \

Definition of unclipped

: not clipped an unclipped beard unclipped wings

Examples of unclipped in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The unclipped chinstrap of his off-kilter helmet only added to his air of renegade insouciance. Luke Mogelson, The New Yorker, 23 July 2022 At some point, the cameras might be activated when a gun holster is unclipped or when lights on the cruiser are turned on. Kenneth R. Gosselin, courant.com, 5 Oct. 2021 Also, beginning Wednesday and lasting through mid-October, limited wild (unclipped) coho seasons will open in the Tillamook, Nestucca, Siletz and Coos river basins. oregonlive, 9 Sep. 2021 And the clips too often come unclipped at inopportune moments. Ellen Warren, chicagotribune.com, 10 July 2018 Anglers should pay special attention to rules on the Clearwater pertaining to harvest of jacks, clipped and unclipped fish, and no adult harvest until June 22 to protect returning spring Chinook. idahostatesman, 2 June 2017 Remember to release all Cutts with unclipped adipose fins and stay at least 400 feet of the mouths of all the tributaries. Mark Yuasa, The Seattle Times, 19 May 2017 Left-side signs were either not fully functional, covered by unclipped shrubbery, and the last sign next to the tunnel had been taken out by a car. Gary Richards, The Mercury News, 16 May 2017 See More

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First Known Use of unclipped

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

29 Jul 2022

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“Unclipped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unclipped. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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