unprompted

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adjective un·prompt·ed \ ˌən-ˈpräm(p)-təd \

Definition of unprompted

:not prompted
  • an unprompted [=spontaneous] observation
  • … two NBA scouts, unprompted, recently described Clancy as "aggressive" …
  • —Austin Murphy

First Known Use of unprompted

1659


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