un·​plugged | \ ˌən-ˈpləgd How to pronounce unplugged (audio) \

Definition of unplugged

: acoustic sense 2 an unplugged performance

Examples of unplugged in a Sentence

The band's latest album was unplugged.
Recent Examples on the Web There’s a section where the saxes play a sweet melody while the orchestra makes a thudding wind-down sound as if it’s being unplugged. Christopher Arnott, Hartford Courant, 11 June 2022 Also, make sure the fan is completely off and unplugged from any power sources before cleaning. Amanda Ogle, Travel + Leisure, 9 June 2022 Pedals were always an issue, getting kicked and unplugged and microphones bashed into my face because people were singing along. Ian Cohen, SPIN, 1 June 2022 At the last auction in 2020, the BLM tried and failed to lease another Utah parcel encumbered with an unplugged well, according to leasing records. Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, 23 Apr. 2022 That record was a set of stomping unplugged blues that felt spontaneous and casual. David Browne, Rolling Stone, 20 Apr. 2022 Be aware, a television can be unplugged but a cable box, with a DVR/TiVo that archives your shows for you, will need to stay plugged in, of course. Marc Saltzman, USA TODAY, 16 Apr. 2022 Autonomous Tent at Treebones Resort Big Sur — Big Sur Love the idea of an unplugged escape, but can never manage to actually turn off your phone? Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 10 Apr. 2022 Although Tyson and his family have felt no ill effects from the well, reports have emerged of health issues brought on by proximity to unplugged wells. Eric Fayeulle, ABC News, 16 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unplugged

1968, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jun 2022

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“Unplugged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unplugged. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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