un·​plowed ˌən-ˈplau̇d How to pronounce unplowed (audio)
: not having been worked or cleared with a plow : not plowed
an unplowed field
streets unplowed after the snowstorm

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Stuck in freezing homes surrounded by unplowed roads, the situation soon turned dire. Byellen Mcgirt, Fortune, 6 Jan. 2023 Many residential streets were still awaiting plows, and deep snow ruts had formed where vehicles had driven on unplowed roads. Tess Williams, Anchorage Daily News, 17 Dec. 2022 Jamal Wheeler stood atop an unplowed sidewalk by a convenience store gas station on Tudor Road, thinking about crossing the road. Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Dec. 2022 Lucas Daprile reports the technology, which includes a tablet, mapping software and location trackers for snowplows, will help the city reduce the number of streets that go unplowed. Cliff Pinckard, cleveland, 22 Nov. 2022 Any single-elimination bracket comes with mental challenges, but this is truly unplowed snow for this Crimson Tide group. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al, 25 Nov. 2022 There are also several trails near Polebridge, following unplowed roads from the starting point of the ranger station, and near Apgar, beginning at the horse barn. Katie Jackson, Outside Online, 6 Sep. 2022 Roads close in early November and are left unplowed. Washington Post, 13 Jan. 2022 This popular winter activity in the Midwest needs only an unplowed street and some adventure-seeking men and women willing to risk life and limb for a brief thrill. Paul Sullivan, chicagotribune.com, 16 Feb. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1523, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unplowed was in 1523

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“Unplowed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unplowed. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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