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 And the clips too often come unclipped at inopportune moments. Ellen Warren, chicagotribune.com, "Going for a strong shoulder with (still stylish) shoulder pads," 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, "Chinook fishing reopens Saturday on Clearwater, Salmon, Little Salmon rivers," 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, "Lake trout, rainbows and kokanee top the “to do” list of fishing activities around Lake Chelan," 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, "Roadshow: Caltrans makes prompt fixes — but responds six years later," 16 May 2017

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First Known Use of unclipped

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unclipped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unclipped. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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