unfeathered

adjective

un·​feathered
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1
a
: having no plumage
unfeathered legs of the Orpington
: unfledged
the unfeathered brood
b
: plucked
an unfeathered goose
2
: not fully developed : callow
that unfeathered, two-legg'd thing, a son John Dryden
3
: not equipped with feathers
unfeathered arrows

Word History

Etymology

un- entry 1 + feathered, past participle of feather

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“Unfeathered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfeathered. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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