untried

adjective un·tried \ ˌən-ˈtrīd \
Updated on: 20 May 2018

Definition of untried

1 : not tested or proved by experience or trial
  • a recruit untried in combat
2 : not tried in court

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First Known Use of untried

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in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of untried for English Language Learners

  • : not yet shown to be good, strong, etc., by being used, placed in a difficult situation, etc. : not tested or tried


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