Definition of unsung
1 : not sung
2 : not celebrated or praised (as in song or verse) an unsung hero
Examples of unsung in a Sentence
the unsung men and women who keep the streets safe
He is one of the unsung heroes of the civil rights movement.
Recent Examples of unsung from the Web
An unsung hero on the night was Warwick Saupold, who threw three innings of relief on one hit.
The film, which played at the SXSW and Glastonbury Festivals, received praise for putting a spotlight on the unsung music-industry heroes who have helped artists top the charts, tour the world and survive.
And Nick received the prestigious Lawrence Minard Editor award, which honors not just one story, but rather a career’s worth of exceptional (and, too often, unsung) work.
Ultimately, the trophy's more an honor for the unsung heroes of the NBA’s fashion-world ascendance: the stylists.
At 30, Hussain is now an unsung hero for immigrants and the sanctuary city movement.
The unsung heroes of Kin Dee are the handmade spicy sauces, which come with dishes such as fried octopus and scallops.
Now read about pizza, the unsung agent of the robot revolution...
AUSTRALIAN LONG MAN Ausmus thought the game's unsung star was Saupold, who stepped up after Verlander's injury.
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First Known Use of unsung
UNSUNG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unsung for English Language Learners
: not given attention and praise that is deserved for doing good things
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