Reverse Dictionary: UNDES – UNEM


UNDESERVED – ADJECTIVES
– undeserved UNASSERVED c1400 obs.
– undeserved UNFORSAIN’D 1768 Sc. obs.
– undeserved; unmerited IMMERITED 1600 obs.


UNDESERVING, UNDESERVINGLY – ADJECTIVES
– undeserving IMMERITING 1635 obs.
– undeserving IMMERITORIOUS 1642 obs.
– undeserving, failing to deserve DEMERITORIOUS a1640 obs. rare
– undeserving, without merit IMMERITOUS 1645 obs. rare

UNDESERVING etc. – ADVERBS
– undeservingly IMMERITORIOUSLY 1675 obs.


UNDESIRABILITY, UNDESIRABLE – ADJECTIVES
 BEASTY of a person: undesirable; yucky …Bk2006 US sl.
 DAGGY contemptible, unacceptable; unfashionable, unattractive, socially undesirable, esp. among schoolchildren …1972 Aust. sl.
 DRIPPY weak; ineffective; undesirable …Bk2006 US sl.
 FOR THE BIRDS undesirable …Bk2006 US sl.
 GOSH-BLAMED bad, annoying, undesirable …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 GROTTY grotesque; highly undesirable; disgusting; unpleasant; deplorable …1964 sl.
 HAIRY bad, difficult, undesirable …1848 UK sl.
 HURT undesirable, unattractive, inept …1973 US sl.
 IN THE BAG in trouble; in an undesirable situation …1968 Amer. sl.
 LEFT-HANDED undesirable; unlucky …1940s US Merchant marine usage
 UNKINDLY unnatural; unthriving; undesirable …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 WADDY contemptible; undesirable …20C US sl.
 WRONGO undesirable …20C Amer. sl.
 
UNDESIRABILITY etc. – NOUNS
 ARSE-END the less or least desirable part of something; the unfavourable side of a bargain …1958 sl.
 ASS-END the least desirable portion or share; bad treatment …1945 Amer. sl.
 BACKMARK an undesirable characteristic …1950s African-American & prison sl.
 BAD NEWS something undesirable …sl.
 BARF CITY something disgusting or undesirable …Bk2006 US sl.
 BASTARD something unpleasant or undesirable …1938 sl.
 BEAR TRAP a difficult or undesirable situation …1835 Amer. dial.
 BEAST something unpleasant or undesirable …1862 sl.
 BITCH something unpleasant or undesirable …1814 sl.
 BUGGER something unpleasant or undesirable …1915 sl.
 BUMMER something unpleasant or undesirable …1966 sl., orig. & chiefly US
 CITRON anything or anyone undesirable; esp. used of a woman …M19 sl.
 COW something unpleasant or undesirable …1864 Aust. & NZ sl.
 DEVILTRY rubbish; any undesirable object …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 DOG something undesirable or worthless …Bk2006 US sl.
 HELL’S BOTTOM a remote, disreputable, or undesirable place …1966 Amer. dial.  
 HELL’S HALF-ACRE a small, remote, disreputable or otherwise undesirable place; a low-class barroom or dive …1874 Amer. dial.
 HELL’S HOLLER a remote, disreputable, or undesirable place …1954 Amer. dial.  
 HELL’S HOLLOW a remote, disreputable, or undesirable place …1966 Amer. dial.  
 HELL’S POINT a remote, disreputable, or undesirable place …1966 Amer. dial.  
 LAST OF PEA PICKINGS the last choice; used to indicate the worthlessness or undesirability of a person or thing …1909 Amer. dial.
 LAST RUN OF SHAD, THE someone or something weakened by time or ill health; someone or something weak, inferior, or undesirable …1876 Amer. dial.
 LAST RUN OF SMELT, THE someone or something weakened by time or ill health; someone or something weak, inferior, or undesirable …1946 Amer. dial.
 LEMON anything or anyone undesirable; esp. used of a woman …M19 sl.
 LIME anything or anyone undesirable; esp. used of a woman …M19 sl.
 OBNOXIETY the state of being subject or open to anything harmful, or undesirable …1656 rare
 POKE IN THE EYE something undesirable …1844 colloq.
 WANKER an undesirable situation or thing …1940s US students’ sl.
 
UNDESIRABILITY etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 BAD NEWS a person regarded as unpleasant, unlucky, or undesirable; an unwelcome guest …1919 colloq.
 BAD PENNY an undesirable person who repeatedly returns …1937
 BARF CITY a disgusting or undesirable person …Bk1995 Amer. sl. 
 CITRON anything or anyone undesirable; esp. used of a woman …M19 sl.
 DINGBAT an undesirable person; also, a rude term of address …Bk2006 US sl.
 FACE-ACHE an unpleasant, undesirable, or despicable person …1937 Brit. sl.
 FINK any undesirable oaf or jerk …E20 US sl.
 FISH a gullible person, a dupe, a greenhorn; an undesirable person, a jerk …1900 Amer. dial.
 LEMON anything or anyone undesirable; esp. used of a woman …M19 sl.
 LIME anything or anyone undesirable; esp. used of a woman …M19 sl.
 LUNCHBAG a dull, foolish person; an undesirable person …1950s US college sl.
 LUNCHBOX a dull, foolish person; an undesirable person …1950s US college sl.
 LUNCHBUCKET a dull, foolish person; an undesirable person …1950s US college sl.
 LUNCHPAIL a dull, foolish person; an undesirable person …1950s US college sl.
 LUNCHSACK a dull, foolish person; an undesirable person …1950s US college sl.
 NUT an undesirable person …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 POOR FISH a gullible person, a dupe, a greenhorn; an undesirable person, a jerk …1900 Amer. dial.
 POTATO DIGGER an undesirable person …Bk1975 Amer. sl.
 SAD SACK a disliked, non-companionable person; specifically, a maladjusted, confused, blundering, unlucky, introverted, socially undesirable boy or man …1943 Amer. sl. 
 UN an outsider, someone who does not fit in; an undesirable or unlikable person …1991 US college sl. 
 WHIMP a spineless, whimpering, undesirable person …M20 US sl.
 WRONGGO;  WRONGO a criminal; an undesirable person; a bad person; a wicked person; a villain …1937 sl., orig. US
 WIMP a spineless, whimpering, undesirable person; an ineffectual or incompetent person; a weak, ineffectual man …1920 sl., orig. US
 WRONG ‘UN a criminal; a thoroughly bad person; an untrustworthy, incompetent person, animal, action, circumstance, or event …L19 sl.
 YOYO an unpredictable or inconsistent person whose moods and actions go up and down; hence, a fool; an idiot, a dolt; a stupid person; an obnoxious person; an incompetent, or undesirable person; a jerk …1959 US sl.
 YUCK-A-BUCK anyone seen as disgusting or repulsive; an undesirable person …1992 US college sl.
 ZARF an ugly, undesirable, and repellent male …Bk1995 Amer. sl. 
 
UNDESIRABILITY etc. – VERBS
 BE TARRED WITH THE SAME STICK to share undesirable qualities …1817 Sc.
 TAKE A BAG to experience an undesirable situation …1960s US students’ sl.


UNDETECTED – VERBS
– to do something undetected DANCE IN A NET 1583 arch.


UNDETERMINED – ADJECTIVES
– not determinable with certainty FALLIBLE 1664 obs. rare
– undetermined, uncertain, doubtful, wavering, precarious EYVY-KEYVY;  HAVEY-CAVEY;  HEAVY-CEAVY;  HEIGHVY-KEIGHVY 1874 Eng. dial.

UNDETERMINED – NOUNS
– something undetermined or unknown XYZ 1808


UNDEVELOPED – ADJECTIVES
– not fully developed; inferior, weak UNDERLING 1750 Eng. dial.


UNDIGNIFIED – VERBS
– to walk in an undignified manner QUAT Bk1905 Eng. dial.


UNDILUTED – ADJECTIVES
– undiluted; said of coffee, tea, or liquor BARE 1847 Amer. dial.
– undiluted; said of coffee, tea, or liquor BAREFOOT 1847 Amer. dial.
– undiluted; said of coffee, tea, or liquor BAREFOOTED 1847 Amer. dial.


UNDISCERNING – ADJECTIVES
– undiscerning, void of perception IMPERCEIVERANT 1611 obs.


UNDISCIPLINED – ADJECTIVES
HARD OF HEARING undisciplined, disobedient …1973 Trinidad and Tobago
RAGGLISH of persons: wild, unreliable, undisciplined, rough, boisterous …1866 Sc.
​- ROGUE uncontrolled, undisciplined, irresponsible …M20
WANTON of persons: undisciplined, ungoverned; not amenable to control, unmanageable, rebellious; of children: naughty, unruly …a1300 obs.

UNDISCIPLINED – NOUNS, PERSON
BISOM an undisciplined child …1943 Aust. sl.
JACKANAPE an undisciplined, albeit enthusiastic member of a radical movement – one who finds it hard to put the general good before their own pleasures …1960s African-American radical sl. 
 LIMMER a wild, undisciplined girl; a bold, impudent girl or woman; a jade, a hussy …1786 Sc.


UNDISCOVERED – ADJECTIVES
– undiscovered, unobserved UNASCRIED a1548 obs.
– undiscovered, unobserved UNASPIED c1400 obs.
– undiscovered, unobserved UNCOGNIZED 1877


UNDISGUISED – ADJECTIVES
– undisguised, not invested with any deceptive appearance or quality; open; not influenced or affected by something UNCOLOURED 1585
– undisguised, unconcealed, open BAREFACED 1605 arch.


UNDISMAYED – ADJECTIVES
– undismayed, stoical; having the spirits or courage unimpaired HEART-WHOLE 1470-85
– undismayed, unflinching UNBLENCHED 1634


UNDISTINGUISHED – ADJECTIVES
– undistinguished, boring, tedious SAMEY 1929 sl.
– undistinguished, second-rate, barely adequate OF SORTS Bk1942 Amer. sl.

UNDISTINGUISHED – NOUNS, PERSON
– an undistinguished, effeminate, timid, or plain man RALPH 1950s homosexual sl.
– an undistinguished person FLUNKEE;  FLUNKEY;  FLUNKY 1960s African-American sl.


UNDISTURBED – ADJECTIVES
– undisturbed, calm, quiet, peaceful HALCYON 1578
– undisturbed, quiet, silent, calm, still, tranquil QUIETSOME 1595 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

UNDISTURBED – VERBS
– to leave things undisturbed LET SLEEPING DOGS LIE 


UNDIVIDED – ADJECTIVES
– undivided UNTOBRITNED c1200 obs.
– undivided UNTODELED c1200 obs.
– undivided UNTWEMED a1225 obs.
– undivided, not divided into parts IMPARTITE 1862 rare
– undivided, unbroken, absolute SINGLE 1590 rare


UNDIVULGED – VERBS
– to keep undivulged or secret KEEP UP 1678 obs.


UNDO – VERBS
– to undo; to alter, to remedy, to redress ODDS 1868 Eng. dial.
– to undo, to disarrange, to disturb, to unsettle UNFETTLE 1889 Eng. dial.
– to undo, to loosen or untie UNBRACE c1475
– to undo, to open; to put asunder, to divide, to separate TO-DO a839 obs.
– to undo, to reverse an act UNACT 1594 obs. rare
– to undo, to unwind UNCLEW;  UNCLUE 1622


UNDONE – VERBS
– to leave undone, to neglect LEAVE BEHIND a1300 obs.


UNDOUBTED; UNDOUBTEDLY – ADJECTIVES
 FAIR undoubted, complete, thorough, absolute …1872
 INDUBITATE undoubted, unquestioned, certain, apparent, evident …1480 obs.
 SICKER assuredly, certainly, without doubt …c1275 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 SICKER that cannot be doubted; indubitable; absolutely certain …c1375 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 
UNDOUBTED etc. – ADVERBS
 ABSOTIVELY emphatically, without a doubt, irrefutably …1914 US sl.
 DAMN TOOTIN’ certainly; absolutely; completely accurate; not doubt at all …1910s US sl.
 FOR FAIR completely, altogether; certainly, without doubt …1893 US
 HAILUMLY;  HALUMLIE certainly, completely, actually, truly, undoubtedly …1768 Sc. obs.
 HELIMLY certainly, completely, actually, truly, undoubtedly …1768 Sc. obs.
 IF HIS CAP BE MADE OF WOOL certainly, without any doubt …17C sl.
 IN DEAD EARNEST most earnestly; undoubtedly …c1870 colloq.
 SICKERLY without doubt; undoubtedly, certainly, decidedly, assuredly …c1220 now Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 SURE AS GOD MADE (LITTLE) APPLES certainly, definitely, without a doubt …1796
 SURE AS SHIT absolutely, surely; without a doubt …1954 US sl.
 THAT OUT without doubt; certainly …1969 Amer. dial.
 WITHOUT NAY beyond doubt or dispute; assuredly, certainly …a1300 obs.
 YARE well, thoroughly; certainly, plainly, without doubt …a900 obs.
 
UNDOUBTED etc. – INTERJECTIONS
 DAMN SKIPPING! an exclamation of enthusiastic affirmation; absolutely! undoubtedly! …1970s, orig. African-American usage
 DAMN SKIPPY! absolutely! without a doubt! …1994 US sl.
 DAMN STRAIGHT! an exclamation of enthusiastic affirmation; absolutely! undoubtedly! …1970s sl., orig. African-American
 DAMN TOOTIN’! an exclamation of affirmation; absolutely! undoubtedly! …1910s US sl.


UNDRESS – NOUNS
 DISHY BILLY a state of undress or careless dress; ‘deshabille’ … World War I Amer. sl.
 
UNDRESS – VERBS
 AIR ONE’S PORES to undress oneself; to be naked …1900s sl.
 CAST YOUR SKIN to pull off your clothes …Bk1890 sl.
 DETWEED to take off one’s clothes …1980s Aust. sl.
 DIGHT OFF to undress …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 DROP ONE’S LAUNDRY to undress …1940s US sl.
 GET ONE’S KIT OFF to remove one’s clothes, esp. so as to display one’s private parts in public …colloq.
 HUSK to undress …1945 US sl.
 LAY OFF to take off an article of clothing …1865 Amer. dial.
 PEEL to undress …1785 sl., orig. boxing sl.
 PEEL OFF to take one’s clothes off, to undress …1785 sl.
 RAY to undress …1829 Eng. dial.
 SHUCK to strip oneself; to undress …1843 Amer. dial.
 SKIN to remove one’s clothing; to strip …M19 Brit. & US colloq.
 SKIN THE CAT to take off a garment in such a way as to leave it inside out …1983 Amer. dial.
 SKIN THE LIVE RABBIT to undress; to undress someone; to take the clothing off a child; no negative connotations …20C US sl.
 TIRR to take off one’s clothes; to undress, to strip …1787 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 UNAPPAREL to undress, to disrobe …1577 obs.
 UNARRAY to deprive of array; to undress, to disrobe …a1400 obs.
 UNBUSK to undress …1596
 UNCASE to strip a person; to undress …1570-6
 UNCLEAD to unclothe, to undress …a1300 obs.
 UNGEAR to undress, to unwrap; to strip off the clothes; to make naked …1788 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 UNRAG to strip off the clothes; to undress …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 UNRAY to undress …1867 Eng. dial.
 UNRIG to get undressed …L17 sl.
 UNRIND to undress …1872 Eng. dial.
 WAIVE to cast off a garment …c1400 obs.


UNDRESSED – ADJECTIVES
A LA NATURAL undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
BALD AS A COOT undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
BALD AS AN EGG undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
CUTICULAR undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
DISHYBILLY in a state of undress …20C US
IN A STATE OF NATURE undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
IN DISHYBILLY en déshabillé, in a state of undress …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
IN ONE’S BIRTHDAY CLOTHES undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
IN ONE’S BIRTHDAY SUIT undressed; nude …1753 sl.
IN PURIS NATURALIBUS undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
IN THE BUFF undressed; nude …17C Amer. sl.
IN THE CUTICLE undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
IN THE FULL CUTICLE undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
IN THE RIND undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
LEAFLESS undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
NOT A STITCH TO ONE’S BACK undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
PEELED undressed; nude …1820 colloq.
RAW undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
SKY-CLAD undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
STRIPPED TO THE BUFF undressed, nude, naked …1848 Amer. dial.
UNDIGHTED undressed; undecked; unprepared …1685 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– UNDOFFED unclothed, undressed, naked …c1440
– WEARING A SMILE undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– WITH NO MORE CLOTHES THAN A FROG undressed; nude …Bk1942 Amer. sl.


UNDROWNED – ADJECTIVES
– undrowned UNDREINT c1175 obs.
– undrowned UNDRINKLED c1250 obs.


UNDULY – ADVERBS
– unduly, improperly UNCOMELILY 1561 obs.


UNDUTIFUL – ADJECTIVES
– undutiful to parents UNCHILDLY 1597 obs.


UNDYING – ADJECTIVES
– undying, immortal NEVER-DYING 1596


UNEARNED – ADJECTIVES
– unearned UNADDLED 1899 Eng. dial.


UNEARTHLY – ADJECTIVES
– unearthly NEVER-BEGOT 1892 Eng. dial.
– unearthly, ghostly, weird, uncanny EILDRON 1838 Sc.
– unearthly, ghostly, weird, uncanny; dreadful, ghastly, frightful YELLERISH 1785 Eng. dial.
– unearthly, ghostly, weird, uncanny; dreadful, ghastly, frightful YELLISH 1785 Eng. dial.
– unearthly, uncanny, weird ERLISCH 1865 Sc. obs.


UNEASE, UNEASINESS, UNEASY – ADJECTIVES
 ALL-OVERISH physically or mentally uneasy; apprehensive …1833 Amer. dial.
 AT NESTLE restless, fidgety, in a state of excitement or uneasiness …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 FANTOD fidgety, restless, uneasy …1887
 FEARED apprehensive, having an uneasy foreboding …1440 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 FUDGY fretful, irritable, uneasy …1819
 HANKERSOME uneasy, discontented, envious …1880 Eng. dial.
 ITCHETY uneasy …1930 Amer. dial.
 LIKE A ONE-LEGGED MAN AT AN ARSE-KICKER’S PARTY ill at ease, uncomfortable, uneasy …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 MAIZY;  MAZEY;  MAZY wandering, uneasy, unsettled; semi-conscious, wandering in one’s mind …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 MAZE mad, crazy, lunatic; uneasy, over-anxious …1842 Eng. dial.
 MAZED fidgety, uneasy, over-anxious; fretful …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 MISEASY miserable; wretched; uneasy; uncomfortable …c1290 obs.
 NERVY nervous, uneasy …1891
 ON THE ANXIOUS BENCH in a state of anxiety or uneasiness …1839 Amer. dial.
 ON THE ANXIOUS SEAT in a state of anxiety or uneasiness …1839 Amer. dial.
 SITTING ON THE ANXIOUS BENCH in a state of anxiety or uneasiness …1839 Amer. dial.
 SITTING ON THE ANXIOUS SEAT in a state of anxiety or uneasiness …1839 Amer. dial.
– THOUGHT-SICK sick from thinking; sick with anxiety; uneasy with sad reflections; sad, sorrowful, melancholy …1598 obs.
 UNRESTFUL restless, uneasy …1895 Eng. dial.
 UNRESTLESS restless, uneasy …1901 Eng. dial.
– UNRESTY adj. unquiet, full of unrest, restless, uneasy, troublesome …a1340 obs. exc. Sc.
 WAFUR uneasy …Bk1905 Ireland
 WHIGGISH seditious, restless, uneasy …Bk1899 sl.
 
UNEASE etc. – ADVERBS
 FEARFULLY in a state of apprehension or uneasiness; anxiously; cautiously, with hesitation …1586 obs.
 
UNEASE etc. – NOUNS
 ABDABS, THE a condition of anxiety; uneasiness, nervousness …1946 UK sl.
 ALL-OVERS, THE a state of nervousness or unease …1870 sl., chiefly US
 CREEPS, THE a feeling of repugnance or fear; the unease felt in the presence of a ‘creepy’ person or in a spooky place; a feeling of horror caused by something uncanny …1879 sl.
 DUCK-FIT a state or fit of excitement, impatience, or uneasiness; a tantrum …1903 Amer. dial.
 DYSPHORIA a state or condition marked by feelings of unease or discomfort; dissatisfaction, restlessness, suffering …1842
 EEBIE-JEEBIES, THE feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, or nervousness; general feelings of discomfort …1923 Amer. dial.
 FAKEMENT pain, uneasiness, distress …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 FANTOD a feeling of uneasiness, a feeling of depression …19C US sl.
 FANTODS a feeling of fidgety uneasiness; fidgets; restlessness; a state of anxiety or excitement …1876 Amer. dial.
 FANT-TODS a feeling of uneasiness, a feeling of depression …19C US sl.
 FIDGES, THE a feeling of uneasiness or nervousness; the creeps …1934 Amer. dial.
 FIDGETS, THE a feeling of uneasiness or nervousness; the creeps …1899 Amer. dial.
 FIDGIE-GIBBETS a feeling of uneasiness or nervousness; the creeps …1970 Amer. dial.
 HABDABS, THE a condition of anxiety; uneasiness, nervousness …1946 UK sl.
 HEEBIE-JEEBERS, THE feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, or nervousness; general feelings of discomfort …1923 Amer. dial.
 HEEBIE-JEEBIES, THE a state of nervousness, apprehension, or unease …1923 sl., orig. US
 HEEBIES, THE a state of nervousness or unease …1923 sl., orig. US
 HEEBY-JEEBIES, THE a state of nervousness or unease …1923 sl., orig. US
 HEEBY JEEBYS, THE feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, or nervousness; general feelings of discomfort …1923 Amer. dial.
 HIBBIE-JEEBIES, THE feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, or nervousness; general feelings of discomfort …1923 Amer. dial.
 HIBBIE-JIBBIES, THE feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, or nervousness; general feelings of discomfort …1923 Amer. dial.
 HIBBIES, THE feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, or nervousness; general feelings of discomfort …1923 Amer. dial.
 HIBBIES-JIBBIES, THE feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, or nervousness; general feelings of discomfort …1923 Amer. dial.
 HIBBY JIBBYS, THE feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, or nervousness; general feelings of discomfort …1923 Amer. dial.
 HIGH BIJEEBEES, THE feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, or nervousness; general feelings of discomfort …1923 Amer. dial.
 ILL EASE discomfort, uneasiness …a1850
 JIGGERS feelings of uneasiness, anxiety, apprehension, or nervousness; general feelings of discomfort, illness, or vexation …1966 Amer. dial.
 JIM-JAMS, THE a creepy feeling; the fidgets; a fit of depression; a state of nervousness or unease …1896 colloq.
 JIMMIES, THE a state of nervousness or unease …1900 sl.
 JITTERS, THE a state of nervousness or unease …1929 sl.
 LARUM an uneasy condition …1598 obs.
 MALEASE absence of ease; uneasiness, discomfort; inconvenience, annoyance; disquiet; distress, trouble …a1300 obs.
 NETTLE a state of uneasiness or impatience …1723
 PADDY-NODDY perplexity, embarrassment; a state of agitation, uneasiness, and trouble …B1900 Eng. dial.
 QUEERISHNESS an uneasy sensation …1803 Sc.
 SAMUEL PEPYS a sense of uneasiness or distaste; a nervous feeling …1980s rhyming sl. for ‘creeps’ (‘Pepys’ pronounced ‘peeps’)
 SAMUELS a sensation of dread or unease …1980s UK rhyming sl. for ‘the creeps’ (Samuel Pepys)
 SCREAMERS, THE a state of nervousness or unease …1948 sl.
 SCREAMING ABDABS, THE a condition of anxiety; uneasiness, nervousness …1946 UK sl.
 SHAKES, THE a state of nervousness or unease …1837 sl.
 SKEEVERS feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, or excessive nervousness …1930 Amer. dial.
 SKEEVIES feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, or excessive nervousness …1994 Amer. dial.
 UNAISEMENT an uneasy state …Bk1905 N. Ireland
 UNEASE an uneasy state; uneasiness …1853 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 WANEASE uneasiness, vexation …a1500 Sc. obs.
 WHIM-WHAMS feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, or nervousness; a depressed or gloomy mood …1931 Amer. dial.
 WILLIES, THE a state of nervousness or unease …1896 sl., orig. US
 WILLY-NILLIES, THE feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, depression, or nervousness …1965
 WIM-WAMS feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, or nervousness; a depressed or gloomy mood …1931 Amer. dial.
 WIND-UP, THE a state of nervousness or unease …1917 sl.
 WOOLLIES, THE feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, depression, or nervousness …1965 Amer. dial.
 
UNEASE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 ANXIOUS SEATER one who is on the ‘anxious bench’ (see phrases) …1943 Amer. dial.
 
UNEASE etc. – VERBS
 BEGRUNTLE to make uneasy …a1670 obs.
 FEAK to flutter, to be officiously busy about trifles, to be idle, to fidget; to be uneasy or anxious …1775 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 FEEK to be uneasy or anxious …1878 Eng. dial.
 FIDGET to cause to be uneasy …1898 Amer. dial.
 FRIMICATE to be fretful or uneasy at trifles …19C Eng. dial.
 GIVE SOMEONE THE SCREAMING HABDABS to make one nervous or uneasy …1946 sl.
 GIVE SOMEONE THE WILLIES to make one nervous or uneasy …1896 sl., orig. US
 HAVE SNAKES IN ONE’S BOOTS to be fidgety or uneasy; to have delirium tremens …1876 Amer. sl.
 HAVE THE WILLIES to be nervous or uneasy …1896
 KEEP A NESTLING to be restless and uneasy …c1696 sl.
 NESTLE to be uneasy or restless; to fidget; to move or bustle about; to trifle …a1700 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 QUALM to make sick or uneasy …1884 Amer. dial.
 WHITTLE to fuss; to get uneasy; also, to pester, to tease …1834 Amer. dial.


UNEDUCATED – ADJECTIVES
 AIN’TING rustic, uneducated …20C US sl.
 GREEN AS A GOOSEBERRY, AS very ignorant of life; raw and uneducated, inexperienced …1842
 HAIN’TING rustic, uneducated …20C US sl.
 HAIN’TING-AIN’TING uneducated, rustic …1951 Amer. dial.
 KNOWLEDGELESS lacking knowledge; ignorant; uninformed, uneducated …c1843
 PIG-IGNORANT extremely stupid or uneducated …1956 colloq.
 UNEDICAT uneducated …1871 Sc.
 
UNEDUCATED – NOUNS, PERSON
 BEVAN a stupid or unfashionable male; a geek or dork; an uncouth person, an unrefined, ill-educated male …1988 Aust. sl.
 BEVAN CHICK a stupid or unfashionable female; a geek or dork ;an uncouth woman, an unrefined, ill-educated female …2017 Aust. sl.
 BEV CHICK the girlfriend of a ‘bevan’; a stupid or unfashionable female; a geek or dork ;an uncouth woman, an unrefined, ill-educated female …2003 Aust. sl.
 GALOOT a clumsy, uneducated, ill-mannered person, esp. a rustic … 1818 sl.
 IDIOT a person without learning; an unlearned, ignorant, or uneducated man; a simple man; a clown …1377 obs.
 IDIOTIST a person without learning; an ignorant, uneducated man; a simple man; a clown …1715 obs. rare
 LACK-LATIN one who knows little or no Latin – an uneducated man …1649 obs.
 LOW-BROW an uneducated person …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 PIG BOY a coarse, rough, or uneducated person …1735 obs.
 SCHLOB;  SHLOB a coarse, ill-mannered, uneducated person …Brit. sl.
 SCHLUB;  SHLUB a coarse, ill-mannered, uneducated person …Brit. sl.
 YOKEL a term of contempt for a (stupid or ignorant) countryman or rustic; an uneducated and unsophisticated, gullible person from the countryside; a country bumpkin; a lout; an oaf …1812 usually derogatory


UNEMOTIONAL – ADJECTIVES
ICY emotionless …1910s US sl.
KOOK AND THE GANG unemotional and relaxed, calm, imperturbable; excellent, admirable, wonderful …2003 Irish sl.
 TORPULENT torpid; disinclined to act, listless; lacking emotional sensibility …1657 obs. rare

UNEMOTIONAL – NOUNS
HEART OF STONE an obdurate or unemotional nature

UNEMOTIONAL – NOUNS, PERSON
ICE an emotionless person; one who has no qualms about saying and doing whatever they want …1990s African-American sl.
ICEBERG a cold, unemotional person …1840
ICEBOX an unemotional person, esp. a sexually unresponsive woman …L19 US sl.
ICE MAIDEN an unemotional or unresponsive woman …1950s sl.
ICEMAN an emotionless person …1940s sl.
ICE QUEEN an unemotional or unresponsive woman …1980s sl.
ZOMBI;  ZOMBIE an extremely dense and stupid person; a boorish or unemotional person …Bk1958 sl. 

UNEMOTIONAL – PHRASES
DIDN’T BAT AN EYELID showed no emotion; gave no perceptible reaction …1883


UNEMPLOYED – ADJECTIVES
 AT LIBERTY unemployed …20C Amer. sl.
 OFF not working; not engaged …1861 US sl.
 
UNEMPLOYED – NOUNS
 MAGGIE’S MILLIONS the unemployed during the premiership of Margaret Thatcher …1984 Brit. sl.
 
UNEMPLOYED – NOUNS, PERSON
 BAGMAN an unemployed itinerant in the depression of the 1930s …1931 Aust.
 BATLAN a lazy person, a loafer, a good-for-nothing; a jobless person; an idler or someone unsuitable for any employment …Bk1982 Yiddish
 BILLET-HUNTER a job-seeker …1900-10 Aust. sl.
 BIRD one who has been dismissed from a job …1905 Aust. sl.
 GENTLEMAN a person who from age or any other cause is incapacitated from work …Bk1886 Eng. dial.
 GENTLEMAN-AT-LARGE a gentleman attached to the court but having no special duties assigned to him; hence, jocularly, one who is out of work; one of the unemployed …1692 obs.
 HAPPY-PAPPY a man on welfare employed to do work on roads or just draw money; a man on the dole …1969 Amer. dial.
 IDLE JUBBIE a young unemployed person …1990s W. Indies sl.
 INSPECTOR OF CITY BUILDINGS someone looking for work …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 INSPECTOR OF PAVEMENTS a man out of work …Bk1896 sl.
 SHUFFLER a worker who is out of a job …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
 SMACKO a street person; an unemployed person; a hoodlum …1940s African-American sl.
 VACANT one who has held office but is for the time being unemployed or in retirement …1602 obs. rare
 WALKING GENTLEMAN a man without occupation …1827 Ireland
 
UNEMPLOYED – PHRASES
 WORKING FOR STREET, WALKER & CO. out of work, and walking the streets in search of it …c1920 Aust.
 
UNEMPLOYED – VERBS
 LAKE to idle, to trifle; to stop work, to be out of employment …1856 Eng. dial.
 WANT AN APRON to be out of work …L19 sl.
 WORK AT IDLE HALL to be unemployed …20C W. Indies sl.


UNEMPLOYMENT – ADJECTIVES
 ON THE BUROO receiving unemployment benefits …1934 sl., chiefly Sc.
 ON THE LABOUR on unemployment benefits …c1921 Brit. sl.
 ON THE PINEAPPLE on the dole, on unemployment benefits …1937 UK sl. rare
 ON THE SUSSO on an unemployment benefit …1941 Aust. sl.
 
UNEMPLOYMENT – NOUNS
 BEGGAR the dole …1960 UK rhyming sl. for ‘Labour’ (Exchange) (Beggar My Neighbour)
 BEGGAR MY NEIGHBOUR the dole …1960 UK rhyming sl. for ‘Labour’ (Exchange)
 BREW orig. the Employment Exchange; hence, unemployment benefit …1934 sl., chiefly Sc.
 BROO orig. the Employment Exchange; hence, unemployment benefit …1934 sl., chiefly Sc.
 BURO an unemployment exchange; the Department of Social Security …1937 UK sl.
 BUROO orig. the Employment Exchange; hence, unemployment benefit …1934 sl., chiefly Sc.
 BURROO an unemployment exchange; the Department of Social Security …1937 UK sl.
 FIFTY-TWO-TWENTY unemployment compensation given to servicemen immediately after WWII; $20 a week for 52 weeks …1946 Amer. sl.
 FIFTY-TWO TWENTY CLUB the servicemen receiving unemployment compensation after WWII …1949 Amer. sl.
 IDLE HALL a notional place used to mean a state of unemployment …20C W. Indies sl.
 NAT unemployment benefit …1961 UK rhyming sl. for ‘dole’ (Nat King Cole)
 NAT KING COLE unemployment benefit …1961 UK rhyming sl. for ‘dole’
 OLD KING COLE unemployment benefit, the dole …1930s rhyming sl.
 PINEAPPLE, THE unemployment benefit. the ‘dole’ …1937 sl.
 SAUSAGE ROLL unemployment benefit, the dole …1920s rhyming sl.
 SHADE-TREE MONEY unemployment compensation …1986 Amer. dial.
 SUSSO an unemployment benefit; also, someone paid such a benefit …1941 Aust. sl.
 WALKER & CO. a notional place used figuratively to mean a state of unemployment …20C W. Indies
 
UNEMPLOYMENT – NOUNS, PERSON
 SUSSO an unemployment benefit; also, someone paid such a benefit …1941 Aust. sl.
 
UNEMPLOYMENT – VERBS
 DAB ON to sign on at the unemployment office in order to get benefit …20C Brit. sl.
 SIGN ON to register at the Department of Employment (formerly Labour or Employment Exchange) in order to obtain unemployment benefit; hence, to be out of work …1885 Brit. sl.