un·​cuffed ˌən-ˈkəft How to pronounce uncuffed (audio)
: not having a cuff : not cuffed
uncuffed pants

Examples of uncuffed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Leave them uncuffed, or roll the tops over to reveal the faux-shearling lining for extra style points. Jessica MacDonald, Travel + Leisure, 12 Dec. 2023 He was then uncuffed and lifesaving measures were taken. Darcy Costello, Baltimore Sun, 29 July 2023 Weinstein pleaded not guilty after he was brought into the courtroom while handcuffed from behind, then uncuffed for the proceeding. Fox News, 10 July 2018 Weinstein pleaded not guilty after he was brought into the courtroom handcuffed, then uncuffed for the proceeding. Crimesider Staff, CBS News, 9 July 2018 The older Abdelaziz was uncuffed and his presence back inside the home provoked shouting and threats, the woman’s son testified. Bruce Selcraig, San Antonio Express-News, 1 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncuffed was in 1896

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“Uncuffed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncuffed. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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