uncredentialed

adjective

un·​cre·​den·​tialed ˌən-kri-ˈden(t)-shəld How to pronounce uncredentialed (audio)
: lacking credentials : not credentialed
an uncredentialed researcher
They know that … most bloggers are uncredentialed amateurs …Richard A. Posner

Examples of uncredentialed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Florida is recruiting uncredentialed and unlicensed military veterans to teach in its schools. Steven P. Dinkin, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Aug. 2022 Instead of requiring degrees, companies should develop mentorship programs that allow the uncredentialed to apply their skills to the opportunities currently closed to them. WSJ, 26 Oct. 2021 Of course, not all TikTok eco-creators are uncredentialed. Emma Pattee, Wired, 11 Mar. 2021 To my uncredentialed eye, the humming looks like a neuro-sensory-feedback thing, so please run this by the child’s pediatrician. Washington Post, 24 Sep. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1770, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncredentialed was in 1770

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Cite this Entry

“Uncredentialed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncredentialed. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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