un·​framed ˌən-ˈfrāmd How to pronounce unframed (audio)
: not enclosed in or as if in a frame : not framed
an unframed photograph

Examples of unframed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One of our favorite mantel decorating ideas is to layer varying sizes of framed or unframed art on the shelf. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 2 Aug. 2023 The students lean in close, scrutinizing those and other Asawa works, which lie flat on a table, unframed, or are propped up against a wall. Deborah Vankin, Los Angeles Times, 21 Mar. 2023 The unframed artwork comes in eight sizes and will complement any bedroom or sunroom. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Apr. 2022 Her 33 photographs on display are unframed. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Jan. 2023 They can be propped up unframed, and framed works can be hung from a grid with hooks. Deborah Vankin, Los Angeles Times, 21 Mar. 2023 Customize this unframed print with your hair colors, skin tones and names, and then pair it with a quote that best applies to your relationship. Cailey Lindberg, Good Housekeeping, 27 Feb. 2023 Each of their prints is available either framed or unframed in a variety of sizes and start at just $23. Natalia Senanayake, Peoplemag, 26 Jan. 2023 Tillmans’s unframed printouts were becoming atavistic. Jason Farago, New York Times, 8 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1718, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unframed was in 1718

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“Unframed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unframed. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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