un·​ranked | \ ˌən-ˈraŋ(k)t How to pronounce unranked (audio) \

Definition of unranked

: not ranked especially : not included in a ranked list (as of favorites) The team was unranked last season. an unranked boxer unranked colleges

Examples of unranked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kansas taking on an unranked Michigan State team still led by Hall of Fame coach Tom Izzo (7 p.m. ET, ESPN). Editors, USA TODAY, 10 Nov. 2021 South Carolina defeated unranked Florida teams in 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2017. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, 6 Nov. 2021 Michigan State on Saturday, the Boilermakers earned their 17th victory as an unranked team over a top-five opponent. Nathan Baird, cleveland, 6 Nov. 2021 The Aggies also broke Alabama's streak of 100 consecutive wins against unranked opponents, the longest streak in the Associated Press poll era, ESPN reported. NBC News, 12 Oct. 2021 Alabama under Saban had won its 100 previous games against unranked opponents dating to 2007. Brent Zwerneman, San Antonio Express-News, 11 Oct. 2021 The program’s 100-game run of victories over unranked opponents vanished with it, and a cloud of doubt about Alabama’s chances for the College Football Playoff will now hover over the remainder of the season. Mike Rodak | Mrodak@al.com, al, 10 Oct. 2021 Cincinnati has won 31 straight games against unranked opponents. Jeff Wallner, ajc, 9 Oct. 2021 The Irish will be looking to bounce back from a 24-13 loss to No. 5 Cincinnati and to extend their winning streak to 36 in games against unranked opponents. Hank Kurz Jr., chicagotribune.com, 8 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of unranked

circa 1658, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unranked was circa 1658

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“Unranked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unranked. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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