unsigned

adjective

un·​signed ˌən-ˈsīnd How to pronounce unsigned (audio)
: not signed: such as
a
: having no signature
an unsigned check/letter
b
: not signed to a contract
an unsigned free agent

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Milli is a celebrity mentor for Billboard and Samsung’s NXT 2.0 competition to discover the next great unsigned artist. Neena Rouhani, Billboard, 18 Nov. 2022 Twitter leadership sent an unsigned email after the deadline announcing that offices would be closed and employee badge access disabled until Monday. Matt O'brien, Frank Bajak, The Christian Science Monitor, 18 Nov. 2022 More than two dozen Lenovo notebook models are vulnerable to malicious hacks that disable the UEFI secure-boot process and then run unsigned UEFI apps or load bootloaders that permanently backdoor a device, researchers warned on Wednesday. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 10 Nov. 2022 Twitter workers learned their fate via an (unsigned) email sent after the work day. Chloe Berger, Fortune, 9 Nov. 2022 Scott didn’t pen all of The Oregonian’s unsigned editorials. Beth Nakamura, The Oregonian - OregonLive.com, 24 Oct. 2022 Jane had accepted an invitation from the editor of the Augustan Review to submit a customary unsigned review of The Recluse. Devoney Looser, Smithsonian Magazine, 20 Oct. 2022 Grzelcyk and the still-unsigned Anton Stralman were an extra pair. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 6 Oct. 2022 Another fan, in an unsigned and undated note, appended a newspaper clipping with a joke about roaches, wondering how many other viewers had mailed it to him. Emma Balter, Chron, 4 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unsigned was in 1598

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Cite this Entry

“Unsigned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsigned. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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