un·​in·​vit·​ed | \ ˌən-in-ˈvī-təd How to pronounce uninvited (audio) \

Definition of uninvited

: not invited an uninvited guest a guest who showed up uninvited

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Recent Examples on the Web But Garland is hoping there will be some kind of regathering – tournament, scrimmage, mandatory summer training camp, OTAs – for the eight uninvited. Chris Fedor, cleveland, "Darius Garland never felt like himself this season, wants to show he is ‘way better’ than rookie year," 25 June 2020 Other traditional garden plants like iris and peonies generally prove unpalatable to uninvited diners. cleveland, "Defeat deer with smart and easy landscape solutions," 4 June 2020 Zoom's boom came despite privacy and security problems that enabled outsiders to make uninvited appearances during other people's video conferences, a practice known as Zoom bombing. CBS News, "Zoom said it expects to make almost $2 billion this year," 3 June 2020 Artin says Tercero was extremely jealous of anyone Haley spent time with and started driving by their house, often stopping by uninvited. Judy Rybak, CBS News, "Find My Friends app helps uncover a murder," 24 Apr. 2020 Furthermore, uninvited guests on a call must be approved by the host before being allowed to participate. Danielle Abril, Fortune, "Google takes a shot at Zoom by offering free video conferencing," 29 Apr. 2020 The uninvited guests crashed the call around 6:50 p.m., about 50 minutes into the event, student body executive officers said in its own statement. Fox News, "Online call by African-American USC students reportedly 'Zoom-bombed' by users in blackface," 26 Apr. 2020 His good feeling about this uninvited confession took a hike. Stephen King, Harper's Magazine, "The Fifth Step," 27 Apr. 2020 Pro tip: Make sure your event is password protected to prevent uninvited users from crashing the party. Daniel Bortz, New York Times, "How to Live Stream Your Wedding," 25 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of uninvited

1632, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uninvited was in 1632

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30 Jun 2020

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“Uninvited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninvited. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of uninvited

: not asked or expected to come or to do something with others : not invited


un·​in·​vit·​ed | \ ˌən-ˌin-ˈvī-təd \

Kids Definition of uninvited

: not having been invited And what would you do, if an uninvited dwarf came and hung his things up in your hall … ?— J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

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