unfledged

adjective

un·​fledged ˌən-ˈflejd How to pronounce unfledged (audio)
1
: not feathered : not ready for flight
2
: not fully developed : immature
an unfledged writer

Examples of unfledged in a Sentence

the kind of mistake in judgment that an unfledged youth could be expected to make

Word History

First Known Use

1602, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of unfledged was in 1602

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Cite this Entry

“Unfledged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfledged. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

unfledged

adjective
un·​fledged ˌən-ˈflejd How to pronounce unfledged (audio)
ˈən-
1
: not feathered or ready for flight
2
: not fully developed
: immature
an unfledged writer
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