un·​cred·​it·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈkre-di-təd \

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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The image served as the basis for a poster that sparked a social movement and inspired generations of women to come, yet for 70 years, Fraley went uncredited. Maria Carter, Country Living, "The Real-Life Rosie the Riveter, Naomi Parker Fraley, Has Died," 23 Jan. 2018 Directed by Gary Ross, who machined the script together with Olivia Milch (and the uncredited help of anyone who’s ever written a caper flick), the movie goes down relatively easy despite these nits. Gary Ross, New York Times, "Review: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Women Walk Away With a Male Franchise. Sort Of.," 5 June 2018 His art was displayed, largely uncredited, at theaters and in promotional campaigns across America from 1942 to 2011. Matt Campbell, kansascity, "In memoriam through May 25: Philip Roth, Robert Indiana, Joan Wile, Clint Walker | The Kansas City Star," 25 May 2018 Image The lighting, uncredited, is crepuscular, outlining the strange forms that slither, shiver and creep in from the wings. Alexis Soloski, New York Times, "Review: Mummenschanz Offers Wonder, and a Grumpy Trash Bag," 10 July 2018 Throughout the late '90s and early aughts, Trump cultivated a reel of small, often uncredited roles in a variety of TV shows and movies. Anika Reed, USA TODAY, "Remember those cameos? President Trump's best TV and movie spots pre-White House," 29 June 2018 There is a precision and care taken by this uncredited map maker to exactly notate where the invasion was happening while also putting it in context with England and the rest of France. Todd Stewart, OrlandoSentinel.com, "74th anniversary of D-Day: How the Orlando Morning Sentinel covered it," 5 June 2018 Not surprisingly, Walker’s first role came as an uncredited Tarzan in the Bowery Boys film Jungle Gents (1954). Mike Barnes, The Hollywood Reporter, "Clint Walker, Star of 1950s TV Western 'Cheyenne,' Dies at 90," 22 May 2018 Instead of Big Sean and Iggy Azalea, an uncredited Jamie Foxx provides a bewildering Ray Charles impression. Richard S. He, Billboard, "Every Ariana Grande Song, Ranked," 27 Apr. 2018

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1586, in the meaning defined above

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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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