unread

adjective un·read \ ˌən-ˈred \
Updated on: 19 Feb 2018

Definition of unread

1 : not read : left unexamined
2 : lacking the experience or the benefits of reading
  • unread in political science

Examples of unread in a Sentence

  1. On her desk was a pile of magazines that had been left unread for months.

  2. an officer who seemed to be completely unread in military theory

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First Known Use of unread

15th century


UNREAD Defined for English Language Learners

unread

adjective

Definition of unread for English Language Learners

  • : not read



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