un·​signed | \ ˌən-ˈsīnd How to pronounce unsigned (audio) \

Definition of unsigned

: not signed: such as
a : having no signature an unsigned check/letter
b : not signed to a contract an unsigned free agent

Examples of unsigned in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned by an NFL team, but the athlete and activist is returning to the virtual NFL field for Madden NFL. Nick Romano, EW.com, "Colin Kaepernick returns to Madden NFL game series for first time since 2016," 8 Sep. 2020 Clowney was arguably the top remaining unsigned player with a week remaining before the start of the regular season. Luke Johnson, NOLA.com, "Saints target Jadeveon Clowney expected to sign with the Titans: report," 5 Sep. 2020 Beware of unsigned side trails that may lead you astray. oregonlive, "4 hikes to explore around Camas, a surprising natural escape in the suburbs," 22 Aug. 2020 The Journal Sentinel was the first to report that a group of senior women staffers wrote an unsigned letter complaining of bullying and intimidation by Alonso, enabled by Gilbert. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A timeline of events surrounding the doomed Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee," 11 Mar. 2019 As Colin Kaepernick remained unsigned going into the NFL season, following his sideline protests against police brutality, Cardi B gave the quarterback a shout-out at the MTV Video Music Awards. Washington Post, "Cardi B’s support for Joe Biden is part of her long history of being politically outspoken," 21 Aug. 2020 Jadeveon Clowney remains unsigned, and neither side has completely closed the door on Clowney returning for the 2020 season. oregonlive, "Seattle Seahawks’ 53-man roster projection for the 2020 season," 18 Aug. 2020 Two members of the group issued an extraordinary, unsigned dissent included at the end of the report. Sheryl Gay Stolberg, New York Times, "Trump Ethics Panel Urges Rejection of Fetal Tissue Research," 18 Aug. 2020 The Chiefs lost cornerback Kendall Fuller to Washington and Bashaud Breeland remains unsigned. Ryan O’halloran, The Denver Post, "NFL Mock Draft 2020: How the first round projects following free agency," 27 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of unsigned

1598, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unsigned was in 1598

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22 Sep 2020

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“Unsigned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsigned. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unsigned

: not having a signature
: published without the name of the writer
: not having a contract with a professional sports team, music company, etc.

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