unranked

adjective
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 Auburn slipped from 15th in the AP poll to among the unranked teams after Saturday’s loss, which, which was the program’s first loss to South Carolina since 1933 and the first as SEC opponents. Tom Green | Tgreen@al.com, al, "Auburn stumbles out of top-25 rankings," 18 Oct. 2020 North Carolina drops seven positions to No. 13 after its late rally fell short at unranked Florida State. Eddie Timanus, USA TODAY, "Clemson holds off Alabama for No. 1 spot in Amway Coaches Poll," 18 Oct. 2020 Both Oklahoma and Texas were upset this week by unranked teams. Katherine Griffith, Dallas News, "Gary Patterson tired of Big 12’s success being based off of Oklahoma and Texas," 5 Oct. 2020 With less than a 1:30 to play, redshirt freshman Spencer Rattler threw an interception that sealed Oklahoma’s first road loss to unranked Iowa State since 1960. Laine Higgins, WSJ, "Cover Your Eyes! This College Football Season Is Ugly," 5 Oct. 2020 Spencer Rattler threw an interception with under two minutes left in the game, and unranked Iowa State upset No. 18 Oklahoma 37-30 on Saturday night. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, "No. 18 Oklahoma loses again; Iowa State upsets Sooners in Ames: ‘Our kids gutted it out’," 4 Oct. 2020 Texas has now lost six games as an AP Top 25 team against unranked opponents since Herman took over in 2017. Chuck Carlton, Dallas News, "'Self-inflicted mistakes’ doom Texas to another failed comeback, 7th loss to TCU in 9 meetings," 3 Oct. 2020 Oklahoma, which lost at home to unranked Kansas State on Saturday, fell 13 spots to No. 16 in the coaches poll and 15 spots to No. 18 in The AP poll. Jeff Potrykus, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Badgers and several other Big Ten teams return to top 25 football polls," 28 Sep. 2020 First-year coach Mike Leach and unranked Mississippi State beat No. 6 LSU. John Canzano, oregonlive, "Canzano: Pac-12 football schedule only contenders and conspiracists will love," 27 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of unranked

circa 1658, in the meaning defined above

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20 Oct 2020

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“Unranked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unranked. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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