un·​cred·​it·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈkre-di-təd How to pronounce uncredited (audio) \

Definition of uncredited

: not credited especially : not given credit, recognition, or acknowledgement a negotiator whose contributions have gone uncredited : not named or acknowledged in the list of people contributing to a performance (as in a film) an uncredited actor an uncredited appearance

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Recent Examples on the Web An uncredited troubadour sang the song in the film. Paul Grein, Billboard, "These Songs All Won Oscars, But the Movies They Came From Received No Other Nods," 29 Jan. 2021 The Shooting, one of two low-budget Westerns that Monte Hellman made back-to-back in Utah for an uncredited Roger Corman, is one such film. Keith Phipps, Vulture, "The 50 Greatest Western Movies of All Time," 18 Jan. 2021 With Dylan Baker, Michael McKean and an uncredited Kevin Bacon. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, "What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘S.W.A.T.’ on CBS; ‘Women of Worth’," 24 Nov. 2020 From Rihanna to Beyonce and Aaliyah, the looks and likeness of artists have made their way uncredited into collections and fast fashion production. Ashley Simpson, Harper's BAZAAR, "R&B and Pop Stars Are Taking Ownership of Their Images Like Never Before," 24 Nov. 2020 Sophia Loren has made more than 90 films since her first uncredited role in 1950. Ann Hornaday, Washington Post, "With ‘The Life Ahead,’ Sophia Loren is approaching her 100th movie. She’s going for much more.," 5 Nov. 2020 By and large, black men and women appear only in bit parts and uncredited roles. Jacqui Shine, Smithsonian Magazine, "What Perry Mason Taught Americans About the Criminal Justice System," 19 June 2020 The source of that information appears to be a screenshot of an uncredited text message. Luke Money, Los Angeles Times, "Sheriff’s officials monitoring unconfirmed rumors of possible KKK rally in Lancaster," 19 June 2020 This striking photo turns up uncredited in at least two other publications. Paula Allen, ExpressNews.com, "Hunt is on for massive San Antonio pecan tree photographed in early 1900s by controversial eugenics promoter," 13 June 2020

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First Known Use of uncredited

1586, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncredited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncredited. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of uncredited

: not named or listed as one of the people who created or performed in something (such as a movie)

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