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

Examples of uncredited in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His first of more than 100 acting credits, according to his IMDB page, was an uncredited appearance in the 1957 film, Calypso Heat Wave. Conor Murray, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 Directed by David Leitch, who also brought us the glorious John Wick (his uncredited directorial debut with Chad Stahelski), the film is a loose adaptation of the popular 1980s TV series of the same name starring Lee Majors. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 2 Nov. 2023 After a special screening of What Happens Later in New York City Monday, Ryan, 61, and Duchovny, 63, addressed the uncredited voice of an airport announcer heard throughout the romantic comedy. Tommy McArdle, Peoplemag, 31 Oct. 2023 Scorsese has often appeared, uncredited, in his films. Stephanie Zacharek, TIME, 20 Oct. 2023 Somers began acting in the early 1960s with a series of uncredited film roles. Alli Rosenbloom, CNN, 15 Oct. 2023 The designer of the dress — simple and feminine, with charming pinwheels of white silk — went uncredited at the time. Rachel Tashjian, Washington Post, 9 Sep. 2023 Another one of those uncredited situations was Hook. Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 Sep. 2023 On top of those challenges, the institution has also recently been troubled by protests over a longstanding oil company sponsorship, shutdowns caused by striking workers and a flap over the uncredited use of a translator’s work in a recent show. Alex Marshall, New York Times, 1 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1586, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncredited was in 1586

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“Uncredited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncredited. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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