un·​tapped | \ ˌən-ˈtapt How to pronounce untapped (audio) \

Definition of untapped

1 : not subjected to tapping an untapped keg
2 : not drawn upon or utilized as yet untapped markets

Examples of untapped in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the past decade, Naas says, watch brands have realized that women are an untapped market. Jessica Iredale, WSJ, 17 June 2021 With the backing of some of the world's best players secured, Soccer Supplement has ambitious plans to expand internationally and reach the largely untapped amateur market. Robert Kidd, Forbes, 7 May 2021 Every player is vying for a piece of the growing e-grocery pie because there is still a massive untapped market. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 6 May 2021 Maybe there’s an untapped market for hardcore natural wines here! Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, 29 Apr. 2021 Winston, who worked in Florida’s marine industry, among other things, before returning to his homeland, saw an untapped market. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 18 Apr. 2021 And the home games against Tigres, Cruz Azul and similar clubs over the years suggest there’s an untapped market in Utah. Alex Vejar, The Salt Lake Tribune, 12 Apr. 2021 Beyond that, there’s a significant untapped market for private aviation, Applbaum says. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 17 Mar. 2021 In fact, Reintjes sees a big untapped market not only abroad but stateside too. Phil Wahba, Fortune, 18 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of untapped

1779, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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19 Jun 2021

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“Untapped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untapped. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of untapped

: available but not used

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