uneaten

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

Definition of uneaten

: not eaten uneaten food

Examples of uneaten in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some of the biggest sources of waste, according to the report, came from spoiled food in home refrigerators, uneaten food on restaurant plates and produce left to rot on farm fields for various reasons. Tara Duggan, San Francisco Chronicle, "Battle against food waste is working, but 35% of food is still lost and impacting the climate, report finds," 2 Feb. 2021 But after the feast is done, piles of food scraps and uneaten leftovers find their way into the garbage. London Gibson, USA TODAY, "How can you cut back on food waste this Thanksgiving?," 25 Nov. 2020 But after the feast is done, piles of food scraps and uneaten leftovers find their way into the garbage. London Gibson, USA TODAY, "How can you cut back on food waste this Thanksgiving?," 25 Nov. 2020 But after the feast is done, piles of food scraps and uneaten leftovers find their way into the garbage. London Gibson, USA TODAY, "How can you cut back on food waste this Thanksgiving?," 25 Nov. 2020 Petell said there have been some interesting consequences to the seated buffet service: Guests are ordering less and less uneaten food is being thrown out. Ron Donoho Writer, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Self-serve buffets move to all-you-can eat table service," 13 Dec. 2020 But after the feast is done, piles of food scraps and uneaten leftovers find their way into the garbage. London Gibson, USA TODAY, "How can you cut back on food waste this Thanksgiving?," 25 Nov. 2020 The women gave out candy during Halloween, will donate any uneaten meals to a nonprofit and have decided leftover funds should be used to help families in need for Christmas. Caitlin Herrington, USA TODAY, "South Carolina store sells $350K lottery ticket, uses prize to fund community Thanksgiving meal," 24 Nov. 2020 But after the feast is done, piles of food scraps and uneaten leftovers find their way into the garbage. London Gibson, USA TODAY, "How can you cut back on food waste this Thanksgiving?," 25 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of uneaten

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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16 Feb 2021

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“Uneaten.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uneaten. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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uneaten

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of uneaten

: not eaten
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