uneaten

adjective
un·​eat·​en | \ ˌən-ˈē-tᵊn How to pronounce uneaten (audio) \

Definition of uneaten

: not eaten uneaten food

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The company also donates uneaten food from its Amazon Go stores, including sandwiches and other perishable foods that would otherwise be thrown away, to Mary’s Place. Gaby Del Valle, Vox, "Jeff Bezos’s philanthropic projects aren’t as generous as they seem," 29 Nov. 2018 Yet fresh-baked cookies sit uneaten at sparsely attended open houses. Laura Kusisto, WSJ, "The U.S. Housing Boom Is Coming to an End, Starting in Dallas," 26 Nov. 2018 But be prepared to leave uneaten pieces onboard, as these goodies are made for in-flight enjoyment only—no doggie bags allowed. Cynthia Drescher, Condé Nast Traveler, "Yep, In-Flight Cake Deliveries Are a Real Thing," 10 July 2018 Bats eat a lot of insects, which means farmers might have to battle uneaten bugs with more pesticides or risk losing more crops. Justin Wm. Moyer, Washington Post, "A mysterious disease is killing millions of bats. These scientists are trying to save them.," 12 July 2018 Later, Leo and Becca go to have their heart-to-heart chat over yet another uneaten meal. Melissa Locker, Time, "The Bachelorette Recap: Everybody Hates Chris," 4 July 2018 And the patty should be bigger, to avoid creating a slippery mess and a pile of uneaten bread nubs. Zoe Sayler, The Seattle Times, "Seattle’s veggie burgers: Eating your vegetables never tasted this good," 3 July 2018 All the uneaten food waste costs Americans over $200 billion each year, and two-thirds of that comes from households. Dean Peterson, Vox, "It’s not you. Date labels on food make no sense.," 22 June 2018 Food Connect helped donate uneaten food from the 2016 Democratic National Convention and last year’s NFL Draft. Alfred Lubrano, Philly.com, "Food rescuers race to battle waste, hunger," 4 June 2018

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First Known Use of uneaten

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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uneaten

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of uneaten

: not eaten

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