Reverse Dictionary: UNEN – UNG


UNENDURABLE – ADJECTIVES
– unendurable UNTHOLELICH a1240 obs.
– unendurable, unbearable; too grievous or painful to be borne IMPORTABLE c1386 obs.

UNENDURABLE – NOUNS
– something unendurable or unpleasant ENDSVILLE a1962 US sl.
– something unendurable or unpleasant THE PITS 1953 sl., orig. US


UNENLIGHTENED – ADJECTIVES
– unenlightened, uninformed, destitute of knowledge, ignorant; void of intellectual light, mentally or spiritually blind DARK c1374


UNENTERPRISING – ADJECTIVES
– unenterprising, basic, second-rate PORK-AND-BEAN(S) 1910s US sl.

UNENTERPRISING – NOUNS, PERSON
– an unenterprising person; a coward DAG 1950s Aust. & NZ sl.


UNENTHUSIASTIC – ADJECTIVES
– unenthusiastic, despondent; in ill health; feeling or looking unwell OFF 1890s colloq.
– unenthusiastic, dreamily idle, listless, unconcerned LACKADAISICAL M18
– unenthusiastic, dreamily idle, listless, unconcerned LACKADAISY L18
– unenthusiastic, looking miserable, ‘sorry for oneself’ KAGOU 20C W. Indies sl.
– unenthusiastic, lukewarm; indifferent in religion, politics, etc. LAODICEAN 1633


UNEQUAL, UNEQUALLED – ADJECTIVES
– unequal, different AT ODDS 1548 obs.
– unequalled, unlike DISPARABLE 1413 obs. rare
– unequalled, unmatched; companionless, unmarried MARROWLESS 1637 Eng. dial.
– unequalled, unmatched UNCOMPANIONED 1608
– unequal; unequally matched IMPAR 1535 obs.
– unequal; uneven, diverse, different; not even, accordant, or conformable ODD 1390 obs.

UNEQUAL etc. – NOUNS
– a being unequal; inequality; disparity IMPARITY 1563 now rare or obs.
– a thing unequal to another IMPAR 1697 obs.

UNEQUAL etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a person who is unequalled, formidable, admirable, extremely capable, etc.; a good fellow HORSE 1808 Amer. sl.
– a person who is unequalled, formidable, admirable, extremely capable, etc.; a good fellow HOSS 1845 Amer. sl.

UNEQUAL etc. – PHRASES
– in no way equal or comparable to NOT A PATCHING TO 1851 Amer. dial.


UNEQUIPPED – ADJECTIVES
– equipped; unfurnished; unadorned UNGRAITH’D Bk1905 Eng. dial.


UNEQUIVOCAL – ADJECTIVES
– unequivocal, absolute, complete DEADWOOD M19 US sl.


UNERRING – ADJECTIVES
– unerring, not sinning; sinless IMPECCANT a1763
– unerring, that does not err INERRANT M19

UNERRING – NOUNS
– inerrancy; sinlessness IMPECCANCY 1614


UNESSENTIAL – ADJECTIVES
– unessential, trifling, ornamental TOYOUS 1581 obs. rare


UNESTIMATED – ADJECTIVES
– unestimated UNACHTELED c1250 obs.


UNETHICAL – ADJECTIVES
– unethical, deceptive, dishonest; unusual in a way which causes suspicion or unease FUNNY 1903 colloq.
– unethical, immoral MESSY 1920s sl.

UNETHICAL – NOUNS
– any unethical or illegal arrangement CONTRACT 1950s Amer. police sl.
– unethical, deceptive, or dishonest actions or behaviour FUNNY DOPE 1911 obs.

UNETHICAL – NOUNS, PERSON
– an unethical, distrusted, selfish, disliked person RAT 20C Amer. sl.
– a person who uses unethical practice; one who cheats or swindles CHISELLER;  CHISLER 1918 sl.


UNEVEN, UNEVENLY, UNEVENNESS – ADJECTIVES
 AGEE;  AJEE crooked, uneven, awry …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 BOBBIT uneven of surface …Bk1911 Sc.
 BOBBLY uneven …1921 colloq.
 CONFRAGOSE rough with breaks, or shattered parts; broken; uneven …1654 obs. rare
 HOMMOCKY rough, uneven …B1900 Eng. dial.
 INWINDING uneven, twisting …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 UNREGULAR irregular, uneven; unpunctual …1868 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 RAGGELT ragged, uneven, jagged …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 RAGGLISH uneven, straggling, higgledy-piggledy …1921 Sc.
 SI-WADDLIN askew, lopsided, uneven, diagonal …1941 Amer. dial.
 THRAWN twisted, distorted, misshapen; uneven; of the brow: knitted …1721 Sc.
 WEEHAW askew, crooked, uneven, shaky, unstable …1894 Amer. dial.
 WEEWARY askew, crooked, uneven, shaky, unstable …1894 Amer. dial.
 WEEWOPPY askew, crooked, uneven, shaky, unstable …1894 Amer. dial.
 WHEEJAW askew, crooked, uneven, shaky, unstable …1894 Amer. dial.
 WHEEWHAW askew, crooked, uneven, shaky, unstable …1894 Amer. dial.
 WHOCKER-JAWED crooked, askew, awry, uneven, lopsided, out of shape …1966  Amer. dial.
 WHOMPA-SIDED;  WHOMPER-SIDED;  WOMPER-SIDED crooked, askew, uneven, lopsided, out of shape …1967 Amer. dial.
 WHOMPER-JAWED crooked, askew, uneven, lopsided, out of shape …1905 Amer. dial.
 WHOMPNY-JAWED crooked, askew, awry, uneven, lopsided, out of shape …1966  Amer. dial.
 WHONKER-JAWED crooked, askew, awry, uneven, lopsided, out of shape …1966 Amer. dial.
 WHONKY-JAWED;  WONKY-JAWED crooked, askew, awry, uneven, lopsided, out of shape …1969 Amer. dial.
 
UNEVEN etc. – ADVERBS
– unevenly, crookedly WEEWAW 1894 Amer. dial.
 
UNEVEN etc. – NOUNS
– an uneven or rough place SALEBROSITY 1775 Sc. obs.
– an uneven surface or edge; a roughness upon anything FASCH;  FASH Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– unevenness, ruggedness SALEBRITY 1656 rare
– unevenness, ruggedness SALEBROSITY 1638
– unevenness, unlevelness IMPLANITUDE 1597 obs.
 
UNEVEN etc. – VERBS
– to make uneven or ragged by cutting or tearing JAG 1568


UNEVENTFUL – ADJECTIVES
– uneventful, calm, peaceful ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT World War I Amer. sl.
– uneventful, featureless, monotonous, dull VEGETABLE 1854
– uneventful, unexciting, unexceptional BASIC 1970s sl.


UNEXCEPTIONAL – ADJECTIVES
– unexceptional; ordinary NOTHING OUT OF THE BOX Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– unexceptional, unexciting, uneventful BASIC 1970s sl.

UNEXCEPTIONAL – NOUNS, PERSON
– an unexceptional or ordinary person BATTA-FOOT 1995 W. Indies


UNEXCITING – ADJECTIVES
– unexciting, boring; said of a place, esp. a club or party DEAD 1930s sl.
– unexciting, unexceptional, uneventful BASIC 1970s sl.

UNEXCITING – NOUNS
– an unexciting or unsatisfactory event, esp. one that fails to fulfil expectations NON-EVENT 1962 UK sl.


UNEXPECTED, UNEXPECTEDLY, UNEXPECTEDNESS – ADJECTIVES
 ARSE ABOUT FACE contrary to what is usually, expected or logical; confused, muddled perverse …1923 UK sl.
 ARSEWARD contrary to what is usual, expected, or logical; back-to-front, muddled, perverse …c1386
 BEYOND THE BEYOND unexpected, incredible, out of the way …Bk1898 N. Ireland
 BIZOTIC unexpected, out of the ordinary, weird …1984 US teen & high school sl.
 FUNNY odd, peculiar, strange; interesting, surprising, unexpected …1793 colloq.
 RANDOM spontaneous, unexpected …1980s US college & teen sl.
 SUBITANEOUS sudden, hasty, unexpected; hastily produced or constructed …1651 rare
 SUBITANY sudden, hasty, unexpected; hastily produced or constructed …1603 obs.
 UNASPECTED unsuspected, unexpected …1578 obs.
 UNBIWENE unexpected …c1250 obs.
 UNSIGHTED unforeseen; unexpected …1903 Amer. dial.
 
UNEXPECTED etc. – ADVERBS
 ALL OF A HOT suddenly, unexpectedly …1895 Eng. dial.
 ALL OF AN UPSHOT unexpectedly …1895 Eng. dial.
 ARSEY-VERSEY;  ARSIE-VARSIE;  ARSEY-VARSEY;  ARSY-VARSY;  ARSY-VERSY in a manner contrary to what is usual, expected, or logical …1542 UK sl.
 IN AN UNPLUNGE suddenly, unexpectedly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 OUT OF THE BLUE without warning, completely unexpectedly …1879 
 SLAP quickly, unexpectedly, suddenly …L17 sl.
 UNADVISEDLY without warning; unexpectedly …c1535 obs.
 UNBETHOUGHT unintentionally, unexpectedly …1823 Eng. dial.
 UNMUNDLUNGE unexpectedly …a1225 obs.
 
UNEXPECTED etc. – INTERJECTIONS
 SOHO! an exclamation announcing the discovery of something unexpected
 
UNEXPECTED etc. – NOUNS
 BOLT FROM THE BLUE a sudden and unexpected event; a complete surprise …1881
 BOLT OUT OF THE BLUE a sudden and unexpected event; a complete surprise …1837
 NAP-TAKING that takes one napping; unexpected …1602 obs. rare
 SUDDENTY suddenness, unexpectedness …1388 chiefly Sc. obs.
 TURN-UP an unexpected piece of good luck; any unexpected turn of events …1873 sl.
 TURN-UP FOR THE BOOKS, A an unexpected piece of good luck; any unexpected turn of events …1873 sl.
 ZINGER a surprise question, or an unexpected turn of events …1973 US sl.
 
UNEXPECTED etc. – VERBS
 DROP A BOMBSHELL to make a startling or unexpected announcement …Aust. sl.


UNEXPLORED – ADJECTIVES
– unexplored, unsearched; unrobbed UNRIPED 1898 Sc.


UNFADING, UNFADINGNESS – ADJECTIVES
– unfading; incapable of being impaired UNAPPAIRABLE 1574 obs.
– unfading; incorruptible, imperishable IMMARCESCIBLE 1542 rare

UNFADING etc. – NOUNS
– unfadingness, incorruptibleness IMMARCESCENCE 1658 obs.


UNFAILING – ADJECTIVES
– unfailing NEVER-FAILING 1622


UNFAIR, UNFAIRLY, UNFAIRNESS – ADJECTIVES
 BELOW THE BELT unfair, unreasonable …1890 sl.
 BOGUS very bad; unfair; no good, worthless …Aust. sl.
 INDECENT unfair …Bk1902 N. Ireland
 INIQUOUS unjust, unfair; wicked, iniquitous …1654 obs.
 JACKED UP unfair …1960s US college sl.
 NOT A FAIR POP unfair, not a fair chance …1920s NZ sl.
 NOT CRICKET unfair, unreasonable …1851 sl.
 NOT TOO COOL devious, unfair …1960s Amer. sl.
 OVER THE FENCE unreasonable, unfair …1941 Aust. sl.
 OVER THE SCORE excessive; unfair …colloq.
 RED-HOT unfair, unreasonable …1896 Aust. sl.
 SHAFTED treated unfairly …1950s sl.
 SINISTROUS malicious, unfair, prejudiced …1593 obs.
 SOLID severe, difficult, unfair, unreasonable …1915 Aust. & NZ sl.
 TOUGH unfair, unreasonable …1929 sl.
 TOUGH ON unfair, unreasonable …1929 sl.
 UNCOOL unpleasant, emotional, rude, tactless, unsophisticated, unfair …1953 sl., orig. US
 UNEQUAL unfair, unjust …1721 Sc. obs.
 
UNFAIR etc. – ADVERBS
 CADDLING unfairly, in a shuffling manner …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 
UNFAIR etc. – NOUNS
 BACK-HANDER a blow with the back of the hand; an unfair blow or act …1836
– BAD DEAL ill-treatment, exploitative or unfair usage; a swindle …1912 US sl. 
– DAISY CHAIN a group of individuals engaged in unfair collaboration; used derisively …1969 US sl.
 DIRTY DEAL an unfair deal …Bk2006 US sl.
 DIRTY POOL activities conducted using unfair or sneaky tactics …Bk2006 US sl.
 FAST SHUFFLE a bad bargain; an unfair transaction …1966 Amer. dial.
 GYP a swindle, a con; an instance of unfairness or deception …1898 colloq.
 HAWKERY-PAWKERY deceit, unfairness, trickery, hocus-pocus …B1900 Eng. dial.
 JACK JOB unfair treatment …1970s US students’ sl.
 RAW DEAL, A unfair treatment …1912 sl.
 ROUGH DEAL, A unfair treatment …1931 sl.
 ROUGH END OF THE PINEAPPLE, THE harsh, unfair or inequitable treatment; a raw deal …1971 Aust. colloq.
 ROUGH SHAKE an unfair or difficult situation …E19 sl.
 SHAFT unfair treatment, often as ‘the shaft’ …1950s sl., orig. US
 SHAFTING unfair or cruel treatment …1970s US sl.
 SHIT abuse; unfair treatment …1980 UK sl.
 SHIT SANDWICH a very unpleasant or unfair situation …1966 sl.
 SWIZ(Z) something disappointingly unfair …1915 Brit. sl., chiefly schoolchildren’s usage
 SWIZZLE something disappointingly unfair …1913 Brit. sl., chiefly schoolchildren’s usage
 THICK END OF THE STICK an unfair position to be in, or inequitable treatment …1957 UK sl.
 
UNFAIR etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 DUCK-SHOVER one who uses unfair business methods …1910s Aust. & NZ sl.
 
UNFAIR etc. – PHRASES
 THAT’S FAIR an ironic comment that something is not fair …1970s US students’ usage
 THAT’S LIFE IN THE BIG CITY life is unfair and there’s nothing one can do about it …1974 Amer. sl.
 
UNFAIR etc. – VERBS
 B.F. to treat unfairly; to cheat; to deceive …1970s sl.
 BUTT-BANG to treat unfairly; to cheat; to deceive …1970s sl.
 BUTTFUCK to treat unfairly; to cheat; to deceive …1970s sl.
 CHISEL to defraud, to treat unfairly
 DO NASTY to treat badly or unfairly …1969 Amer. sl.
 DO SOMEONE OUT OF SOMETHING to deprive someone of something by fraud or unfair means …1825 sl.
 DO THE DIRTY ON to treat unfairly …1914 sl.
 DUMP ALL OVER SOMEONE to speak or write critically or disparagingly of; to criticize; to treat unfairly …1966 sl., chiefly US
 DUMP ON SOMEONE to speak or write critically or disparagingly of; to criticize; to treat unfairly …1966 sl., chiefly US
 GET THE ROUGH END OF THE PINEAPPLE to receive unfair or unfavourable treatment; to get a raw deal …1971 Aust. colloq.
 GET THE WRONG END OF THE PINEAPPLE to receive unfair or unfavourable treatment; to get a raw deal …1961 Aust. colloq.
 JERK AROUND to treat badly or unfairly …colloq.
 NICK to trick, to cheat, or defraud; to obtain something from a person by dishonest or unfair means …1576 sl.
 OIL to cheat; to act in an underhand way; to obtain unfairly; to evade …L19 sl.
 RED-MAN to treat unfairly …2000 Amer. dial.
 SHAFT to defeat, to defraud, to harm, to treat unfairly …1950s sl., orig. US
 TAKE IT IN THE EAR to be severely victimized or defeated; to be treated unfairly …1965 Amer. sl., esp. students’ usage
 TAKE IT UP THE ASS to be victimized; to be treated unfairly or harshly …1980s sl.


UNFAITHFUL, UNFAITHFULNESS – ADJECTIVES
FALSE-HEART false-hearted; deceitful; unfaithful …1593 obs.
INFIDOUS faithless, unfaithful; not to be trusted …1656 obs. rare

UNFAITHFUL etc. – NOUNS
UNTROWNESS unfaithfulness, breach of trust …a1200 obs.

UNFAITHFUL etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
BED-SWERVER one unfaithful to the marriage bed; an adulterer …1611 obs.
CUCKQUEAN a woman whose husband is unfaithful to her; a female cuckold …1562 obs.
MANTHRAX unfaithful men …2002 US sl.
MESSER a man, or a woman, that does not keep to one lover …c1916 Brit. sl.
MONKEY the person with whom one’s partner is having an affair; ‘the other woman’ …1989 US college sl.
MOONLIGHTER one who betrays their regular partner …1968 US teen sl.
SKIMMINGTON the man or woman personating the ill-used husband or the offending wife in the procession intended to ridicule the one or the other (obsolete); also, a husband whose wife is unfaithful to him; a shrewish woman …1609 obs.
TWO-TIMER someone who double-crosses or is unfaithful …1927 sl., orig. US

UNFAITHFUL etc. – VERBS
BAD-TIME to be unfaithful to one’s spouse or lover …M20 US sl.
BUTTERFLY to be sexually unfaithful to …1945-46 US military in Far East usage
CHIP to be sexually unfaithful …1978 Amer. sl.
CHIPPY to be sexually promiscuous or unfaithful; also, to whore …1930 Amer. sl.
CHIPPY ON of a male: to be sexually unfaithful to someone; to step out with a ‘chippy’ …20C US sl.
CHISEL to be unfaithful …1943 Amer. sl.
CREEP to be sexually unfaithful …1972 US sl.
CUCKQUEAN to make a cuckquean of …1592 obs.
GRAZE IN ANOTHER PADDOCK to become (sexually) unfaithful to a permanent spouse or partner …1997 NZ sl.
JUMP OUT to be unfaithful …1980s  African-American sl.
SNEAK OUT ON to be sexually unfaithful to one’s mate or spouse …20C US colloq.
STRETCH THE RUBBER to be unfaithful to one’s wife or mistress …M20 US criminals’ sl.
TRIFLE ON to be unfaithful to; to cheat on …1923 Amer. dial.
TWO-TIME to betray, to deceive or be unfaithful to someone, esp. a partner or lover …1924 sl., orig. US
YARD to be sexually unfaithful …1950s African-American sl.
YARD ON to be sexually unfaithful …1950s African-American sl.


UNFAMILIAR – ADJECTIVES
– unfamiliar, strange; unusual; unseemly UNCOTH;  UNQUOTH 1684 Eng. dial.
– unfamiliar, unknown, strange INCOGNITE 1609 obs.
– unfamiliar, unknown, strange, unusual UNACQUAINTED 1551 obs.
– unfamiliar with, inexperienced NEOPHYTIC 1886
– unfamiliar with, inexperienced NEOPHYTISH 1897

UNFAMILIAR – VERBS
– to become unfamiliar or unknown GROW OUT OF KNOWLEDGE 1490 obs.


UNFASHIONABLE, UNFASHIONABLENESS – ADJECTIVES
 ANCIENT unfashionable, out of style …2004 US sl.
 ANORAKY boring, overly studious, unfashionable, or socially inept; displaying obsessive or fastidious concern with the details of a hobby or special interest; nerdy …1992 UK sl., depreciative usage
 CHINTZY unfashionable, unsophisticated …1953 Amer. dial.
 DAGGY conservative and lacking style and sophistication in manners, interests, etc.; uncool; unfashionable in dress; socially undesirable, esp. among schoolchildren …1972 Aust. sl.
 DEAD of things, ideas: unfashionable, out of style …M19 African-American sl.
 DORKY stupid, inept, or unfashionable …sl.
 FADED unfashionable …1980s African-American & students’ sl.
 IMMODISH not according to the mode; unfashionable …1649 nonce word obs.
 L-7 unfashionable, unsophisticated …1950s African-American & teen sl.
 LAME unfashionable, weak, unspirited …1985 US sl.
 L-SEVEN unfashionable, unsophisticated …1950s African-American & teen sl.
 LUNCHY unfashionable, out of style …1960s US college sl.
 NAFF in poor taste; unappealing, unfashionable; despicable, contemptible …1965 Brit. sl.
 NAPH in poor taste; unappealing, unfashionable, bad …1960s sl.
 OFF no longer fashionable …1892 colloq.
 OFF-BRAND unfashionable, esp. when wearing too many (clashing) colours …1960s sl., orig. African-American
 OFF THE COB unfashionable, out of style …1930s US sl.
 OFF-TIME unfashionable …1930s US sl.
 QUEER not good, out of fashion …1997 US sl.
 SAD unfashionable …L19 sl.
 SICK of poor quality, unfashionable, unappealing, weak, bizarre …M19 US students’ sl.
 TACKEY of clothing or appearance: unfashionable, dowdy; untidy, slovenly, shabby; gaudy, tawdry …1890 Amer. sl.
 TACKY of clothing or appearance: unfashionable, dowdy; untidy, slovenly, shabby; gaudy, tawdry …1862 Amer. sl.
 UNCANNY partaking of a supernatural character; mysterious, weird, uncomfortably strange or unfamiliar …1843 orig. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 UN-CRED unfashionable …2001 UK sl.
 UNKED unknown, strange, unusual, odd, unfamiliar …1783 Eng. dial.
 UNKENNED unknown, strange, unfamiliar; of no repute …1807 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 UNKID unknown, strange, unusual, odd, unfamiliar …1783 Eng. dial.
 
UNFASHIONABLE etc. – ADVERBS
 DAGGILY in an unfashionable or uncool manner …1972 Aust. sl.
 
UNFASHIONABLE etc. – NOUNS
 CHESTNUT anything once popular now hackneyed and unfashionable …L19 sl., orig. US
 DEAD CARD something that is hopeless, out of favour, unlucky, unfashionable, or unpopular …1899 Amer. sl.
 OLD GLORY anything seen as unfashionable or out of date …1880s African-American sl.
 UNFASHION unfashionableness …1822 Sc. obs.
 
UNFASHIONABLE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 BAMA;  BAMMA a person from the rural American South, often characterized as unsophisticated or unfashionable; generally, an unsophisticated or unfashionable person; a rustic …1970 sl., chiefly African-American, often derogatory
 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.
 BHUTTO an uncouth, unfashionable, uncultured person; an unsophisticated person …1995 W. Indies Rasta usage
 BOGAN a young lout; an  unfashionable, uncouth, or unsophisticated person, esp. regarded as being of low social status …1984 Aust. sl., depreciative usage
 DAG an unadventurous, staid, or unfashionable person; a socially inept or awkward person, esp. among schoolchildren …1966 Aust. sl., depreciative usage
 DORK a stupid or ridiculous person; a jerk, a nerd; a socially inept, unfashionable, harmless person …1960 sl.
 DOWD a person, usually a woman, of dull unfashionable appearance; a dowdy woman …ME
 DWEEB a person held in contempt, esp. one ridiculed as studious, puny, or unfashionable; a fool …1982 US sl.
 GLOPPER someone who is unfashionably dressed …2000 UK sl.
 LAMO a person lacking fashion sense and social skills …1993 US sl.
 SAD a term of abuse for someone perceived as dull and unfashionable …2001 sl.
 SADDO a socially inadequate, unfashionable, or otherwise contemptible person …1992 sl. 
 TACK a person who is unfashionable or untidy …1893 Amer. dial.
 WALLY;  WOLLY an unfashionable, unintelligent, suburban person, lacking in taste and sophistication …1920s sl.
 WALLY-BRAIN an unfashionable, unintelligent, ‘suburban’ person, lacking in taste and sophistication …1981 UK sl. 
 WESTIE one who totally lacks fashion sense …2000s Aust. sl.
 YOUNG FOGEY a well-mannered, unfashionable young person …Bk2004 UK sl.
 ZELDA GOOCH anyone considered unfashionable …Bk1972 US homosexual sl.
 ZINC an obviously unfashionable child or youth …2003 UK sl.


UNFASTEN, UNFASTENED – VERBS
– to become unfastened or detached UNCLEAVE 1596
– to unfasten UNCLIT 1587
– to unfasten, to open; to relax the body LEESE c1250 obs.
– to unfasten, to unlock; generally used of a door UNMAKE 1840 Eng. dial.


UNFATHOMABLE – ADJECTIVES
– unfathomable FATHOM-PROOF 1792 nonce word
– unfathomable UNBOTTOMED 1760-72


UNFAVOURABLE, UNFAVOURABLY – ADJECTIVES
AWKWARD of things: perverse, unfavourable …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
BACKWARD perverse, unfavourable …1583 obs.
FAVOURLESS not showing favour, unpromising, unfavourable …1509 obs.
 SINISTER of opinions, etc.: prejudicial, adverse, unfavourable, darkly suspicious …1432 obs.
 SINISTRAL darkly suspicious; very unfavourable …1560 obs.
THRAWART of fate, etc.: adverse, unfavourable …1773 Sc.
UNGAIN awkward, inconvenient, unfavourable, unprofitable; unsuitable …1790 Eng. dial.

UNFAVOURABLE etc. – ADVERBS
SINISTERLY unfavourably; adversely …a1600 obs.
SINISTROUSLY unfavourably, esp. with display of prejudice against a person …1560 obs.

UNFAVOURABLE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– WORRIE-CROW an unprepossessing or  unfavourable person; a term of abuse …1824 Sc.

UNFAVOURABLE etc. – VERBS
CUT BOTH WAYS to have both favourable and unfavourable aspects or implications …1706
GET THE ROUGH END OF THE PINEAPPLE to receive unfair or unfavourable treatment; to get a raw deal …1971 Aust. colloq.
GET THE WRONG END OF THE PINEAPPLE to receive unfair or unfavourable treatment; to get a raw deal …1961 Aust. colloq.


UNFEELING – ADJECTIVES
CRUEL-HEARTED without feeling or pity for others; unfeeling, pitiless …a1616  
DEAD-HEARTED dead in feeling, callous, insensible …1642
DOG-HEARTED cruel, unfeeling, pitiless, malicious …1608 
FLINTED hard, cruel, unfeeling …1582 obs.
HARD-HEART incapable of being moved to pity or tenderness; unfeeling; unmerciful ..1475 arch.
HARD-HEARTED not susceptible to persuasion or to strong emotions; unfeeling; obdurate; cruel, merciless …c1225
PEBBLE-HEARTED hard-hearted; cruel; unfeeling …1887
ROCK-HEARTED cruel and unfeeling …1656
ROCKY of the heart or disposition: hard, unfeeling, unyielding …L16
STONE-HEARTED cruel, hard-hearted, pitiless, merciless, unfeeling …1569 rare
STONY insensible, unfeeling, as if consisting of stone …c1230
STONY-HEARTED unfeeling; hard-hearted
UMBROUS without emotion; cold, lacking warm feeling …1483 obs.
UNHEARTSOME without affection …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
UNNATURABLE unnatural, unfeeling …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

UNFEELING – NOUNS, PERSON
HARD-HEAD one not easily moved or swayed by sentiment; one dull of intellect …1519
SAVAGE a savage, cruel, or fierce person; an unfeeling or brutal person; also, one who is destitute of culture, or who is ignorant or neglectful of the rules of good behaviour; a coarse, uncouth person …1606

UNFEELING – VERBS
HARD HEART to make hard of heart or unfeeling; to make incapable of being moved to pity …1581 obs.
HAVE PLENTY OF GUTS BUT NO BOWELS to be unfeeling, even hard, merciless …L18 colloq.


UNFINISHED – ADJECTIVES
– in an unfinished state or condition IN THE SUDS a1592 obs.
– unfinished; incomplete; not completely thought out HALF-COCKED 1833 US sl.
– unfinished; unlaboured; not highly finished ILLABORATE 1631 obs. rare

UNFINISHED – NOUNS
– a list of unfinished matters that require attention PUNCH LIST Bk2001 colloq.

UNFINISHED – VERBS
– to leave something unfinished; to stop, to cease, to abandon BUNCH 1927 Amer. dial.
– to leave unfinished; to lay aside for the time being BOOK 1969 Amer. dial.


UNFIT, UNFITNESS, UNFITTING,  UNFITTINGLY – ADJECTIVES
– unfit for action, feeble, infirm UNFIERDY Bk1905 Sc.
– unfit or unfitted to do something UNAPT c1374 obs.
– unfit or unsuitable for some purpose UNABLE 1390 obs.
– unfitting, imperfect UNPERFECT 1766 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– unfit, unqualified, unsuitable UNFITTEN 1889 Amer. dial.
– unfit, unsound CRONK Aust.

UNFIT etc. – ADVERBS
– unfittingly, in an unseemly manner UNCOMELILY c1420 obs.

UNFIT etc. – NOUNS
– unfitness, inability INHABILITY 1631 Sc. obs.

UNFIT etc. – VERBS
– to render unfit or unable; to incapacitate UNABLE c1380 obs.


UNFLINCHING – ADJECTIVES
– unflinching UNBLENCHING 1828
– unflinching, stern STRAIGHT-FACED 1940s US sl.
– unflinching, undismayed UNBLENCHED 1634


UNFOLD – VERBS
– to unfold, to unwrap UNLAP 1895 Eng. dial.


UNFORESEEN – ADJECTIVES
– unforeseen; unexpected UNSIGHTED 1903 Amer. dial.

UNFORESEEN – NOUNS
– an unforeseen chance or accident RACKLIGENCE 1768 Sc.


UNFORTUNATE, UNFORTUNATELY, UNFORTUNATENESS – ADJECTIVES
– BADLY OFF not wealthy or fortunate …Bk1999 
 BONE tasteless; unfortunate; inferior …1995 UK sl.
 DISVENTUROUS unfortunate, disastrous …1742 obs.
 FASCIOUS troublesome, annoying, vexatious; difficult to please, particular; unfortunate, shameful …1725 Sc.
 FASHIOUS difficult to please, particular; unfortunate, shameful …1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 FESHOUS troublesome, annoying, vexatious; difficult to please, particular; unfortunate, shameful …1725 Eng. dial.
 GAFFLED in an unfortunate condition …1990s sl.
 GROSS disgusting, sickening; hence, unpleasant, unfortunate; displeasing, nasty …1959 student sl.
 HAPLESS destitute of ‘hap’ or good fortune; unfortunate, unlucky, luckless, unhappy …1568
 MALEUROUS unhappy, unfortunate, wretched …1471 obs.
 MALOROUS evil; unfortunate; malicious …1876 Sc.
 MISFORTUNATE unfortunate …1798 Sc.  
 ONCHANCY unlucky, ill-omened, ill-fated; unfortunate …1876 Sc.
 RAGGED of an era: unfortunate, ill-fated …1887 colloq.
 SATURNIAN unlucky, unfortunate …1656 obs.
 SINISTER-HANDED left-handed; hence, unlucky, unfortunate …1817 rare or obs.
 UNBLESTFUL unfortunate, wretched, miserable, suffering misfortune …1608 obs.
 UNCHANCY unlucky, ill-omened, ill-fated, unfortunate …1533 chiefly Sc.
– UNFORTUNABLE unfortunate …1509 obs.
 UNFURTHERSOME unfortunate …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 UNSAWNEY unlucky, unfortunate …Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.
– WANHAPPY unfortunate, unlucky …c1590 Sc. obs.
 WANSPEEDY unfortunate, unprosperous …c1000 obs.
 
UNFORTUNATE etc. – ADVERBS
 SINISTERLY in an inauspicious or unlucky manner; unfortunately; ominously …1465 rare
 SINISTROUSLY inauspiciously, unfortunately …1607 obs.
 
UNFORTUNATE etc. – NOUNS
 BAD BUSINESS an unfortunate matter 
 BAD EGG an unfortunate venture or speculation …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 BAD JOB an unfortunate event, fact, or condition of affairs; a bad bargain or business …a1700 
 BAD MEDICINE a dangerous, unfortunate, or objectionable thing …1844 US West usage
 BIG CHILL an unfortunate or depressing state of affairs; death …1984 US sl.
 BUTT-FUCK an instance of victimization; an unfortunate event; a disaster …1986 US sl.
 CASUALITY chance; a chance or casual occurrence, contingency; esp. an unfortunate occurrence, accident, casualty …1540 obs.
– CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS an unfortunate coincidence …Bk1999 
 HAPS an event or occurrence which befalls one; a chance, accident, happening; often, an unfortunate event, mishap, mischance …c1205
 LEAN TROT a spell of bad luck or unfortunate experiences …1970s Aust. sl.
 MISHAPPENS unfortunateness …1775 Sc. obs.
 
UNFORTUNATE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 BAD MEDICINE a dangerous, unfortunate, or objectionable person …1844 US West usage
 BEING a wretched or unfortunate person …Bk1898 N. Ireland
 PUTZ a foolish, clumsy, or unfortunate person …Amer. sl.
 SCHLEMASEL;  SCHLEMAZEL a fool, esp. an unfortunate, an incompetent …L19 sl.
 SHLEMOZZLE a fool, esp. an unfortunate, an incompetent …L19 sl.
 WOMBLE a foolish, clumsy, or unfortunate person; a socially inept person …1985 UK sl.
 
UNFORTUNATE etc. – PHRASES
– SITTING ON AN ANT’S NEST in an unfortunate situation which will only get worse …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 
UNFORTUNATE etc. – VERBS
 HAVE ONE’S ASS IN A SLING to in an unfortunate predicament …M20 US sl.
– HAVE THE BLACK OX TREAD ON ONE’S FOOT, TO to be unfortunate; to know what sorrow is …1546
 MISFORE to be unsuccessful or unfortunate; to miscarry …1804 Sc. 


UNFREQUENTED – ADJECTIVES
– unfrequented, lonely, solitary, retired, remote DEAVELY 1611 Eng. dial.
– unfrequented, wild BOSKY Bk1911 Sc.


UNFRIENDLY – ADJECTIVES
DISANFRENLY unfriendly …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
EDGEWISE at odds, antagonistic, unfriendly, indignant …1914 Amer. dial.
ENEMIOUS hostile, unfriendly …1529 obs.
ILL-AFFECTED not well disposed towards some person or thing; unfriendly, disaffected …1596
ILL-MINDED having an evil mind or disposition; unfriendly, hostile, malicious …1611 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
ILL TOGETHER not agreeing, unfriendly …1765 obs.
INIMICITIOUS hostile, unfriendly, adverse, inimical …1641 obs.
STONY-FACED having an impassive, unfriendly and unyielding expression
UNBAIN unfriendly, disagreeable; uncivil …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
UNCHUMMY unfriendly …1920s sl.
UNCOUTHY unfriendly …1835 Sc.
UNFRIENDSOME unfriendly …1899 Eng. dial.
WRONG grumpy, unfriendly …1980s US college sl.

UNFRIENDLY – NOUNS, PERSON
ARMPIT an obnoxious, unfriendly person …1968 US sl.

UNFRIENDLY – VERBS
GIVE THE LEFT HAND OF FRIENDSHIP to deal in an unfriendly manner with …c1585 obs.


UNFRUITFUL – NOUNS
– a taking part in an unfruitful or  foolhardy activity MOONRAKING 

UNFRUITFUL – VERBS
– to make unfruitful, barren, or unfruitful BARREN 1581 obs.


UNFURNISHED – ADJECTIVES
UNGRAITH’D unequipped; unfurnished; unadorned …Bk1905 Eng. dial.


UNGAINLY – ADJECTIVES
 AUMLUCH awkward, ungainly …Bk1898 Ireland
 GAWKY of persons: awkward, clumsy, and stupid; ungainly …1759
 LAMMOCKING ungainly, clumsy; slouching, loose-limbed …1863 Eng. dial.
 MAWKY of a woman: dowdy and ungainly; wearing tawdry finery …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 OBSOCKY of people: ungainly, overweight …20C W. Indies sl.
 RAMPSING tall; awkward, ungainly …1873 Eng. dial.
 SCLATCHY shambling, ungainly in movement …1897 Sc.
 SCRAWMING ungainly, sprawling; straggling …1895 Eng. dial.
 SHAMBLE ungainly, awkward; misshapen, esp. of the legs…E17 rare
 SHAMBLY awkward, ungainly …M20 colloq.
 SKEW-FISTED awkward, ungainly …L17
 SKEW-JAWED awkward, ungainly …M19 US sl.
– SLAMMOCKY;  SLAWMECKY;  SLOMMACHY;  SLOMMACKY;  SLUMMACKY;  SLUMMOCKY;  SLUMMUCKY ungainly, awkward; characterized by clumsy or careless movement …1865 colloq. & Eng. dial.
​- STROMMELLING awkward, ungainly …B1900 Eng. dial.
 UNGAIN clumsy, inactive, ungainly; inexperienced, unhandy, unskilful; loutish; disproportioned, ill-shaped …1790 Eng. dial.
 
UNGAINLY – ADVERBS
 AUMLUCH in an ungainly manner, awkwardly …Bk1898 Ireland
 AWKLY in ungainly fashion, clumsily, awkwardly …1603 obs.
 
UNGAINLY – NOUNS
 BUZZARD LOPE an ungainly running gait …1952 Amer. dial.
 
UNGAINLY – NOUNS, PERSON
 ABLACH a person of untidy habits and clumsy, ungainly demeanour; a pitiless person; a useless person …1788 Sc.
 BARROW-TRAM a clumsy, ungainly person …1889 UK sl.
 BEMMLE an ill-made man; an ungainly walker …Bk1911 Sc.
 DUKE OF LIMBS a tall, lanky person; one with ungainly limbs …1888 sl.
 GAKEY a left-handed person; an awkward, ungainly, clumsy person; a fool; a simpleton; a lout, a bumpkin …1726
 GALLIGANT a tall, ungainly person or animal …1777 Eng. dial.
 GALLIGANTER a tall, ungainly person or animal …1777 Eng. dial.
 GALLIGANTUS a tall, ungainly person or animal …1777 Eng. dial.
 GAMMERSTANG a tall, ungainly, or awkward person, usually a woman; also, a term of abuse …1570 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 GANGREL a lanky, loose-jointed, ungainly person; a gaunt, lean, long-limbed person …1582 rare exc. N. Eng. dial.
 GANGRIL(L) a tall, lanky, ungainly person; a gaunt, lean, long-limbed person …1585 arch. & Eng. dial.
 GAUMY an awkward, ungainly man; a simpleton …Bk1888 Eng. dial.
 GAVY an ungainly female …Bk1825 Sc.
 GAWCUM an awkward, ungainly, clumsy person; a fool; a simpleton …Bk1825 Eng. dial.
 GAWKIE; GAWKY a left-handed person; an awkward, ungainly, clumsy person; a foolish, gaping person; a simpleton; a lout, a bumpkin …1726
 GAWKIN a hobbledehoy; a lanky, ungainly fellow …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 GILLIEPEROUS a rough, ungainly person …1916 Sc.
 HAG-A-KNOWE an ungainly blockhead …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 HAGGOKNOW an ungainly blockhead …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 HAIVEREL an ungainly person; a lounger, a lazy person; a sloven …1721 Sc.
 HALLACKS a tall, lazy, ungainly fellow; a rough, uncouth person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 HALLOCK a tall, lazy, ungainly fellow; a rough, uncouth person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 HAVEREL an ungainly person; a lounger, a lazy person; a sloven …1721 Sc.
 HAWK-SPAUN a tall, ungainly woman …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– HEFFALUMP a fat or ungainly person …1993 colloq., potentially offensive
​- HORSE-GODMOTHER a large, ungainly, masculine woman, coarsely fat …1569-70 Eng. dial.
 LOMMIX a large, heavy, or clumsy person; an ungainly or stupid lout; a fool …M19 sl.
 LUMBER-HEELS a lazy, ungainly fellow; a lout …1895 Amer. dial.
 LUMMIX;  LUMMOCK(S);  LUMMOX;  LUMMUX a large, heavy, or clumsy person; an ungainly or stupid lout; a fool …M19 sl.
 LUMMOKIN a large, heavy, or clumsy person; an ungainly or stupid lout; a fool …M19 sl.
 LUNK an oaf; an ungainly person …1950s US sl.
 PALLION a big, gangling, raw-boned man or woman; a rough, ungainly or worthless type of person; a wretch, a scold …1920 Sc. 
 PORPOISE a large, ungainly fellow …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 PULLION a big, gangling, raw-boned man or woman; a rough, ungainly or worthless type of person; a wretch, a scold …1920 Sc. 
 REECHNIE a person of rough, ungainly appearance or manners …Bk1904 Sc.
 ROIL a large, ungainly woman …M16 obs.
 SCLATCH a shuffling, ungainly walker; a heavy, flat-footed person …1969 Sc.
 SCRIBBLE-SCRABBLE an ungainly fellow …1707 obs.
 TRAMSACH a big, tall, ungainly person; a rough, untidy person; a slattern …1866 Sc.
 YOLE;  YOLL a large, ungainly woman …Bk1866 Sc.
 
UNGAINLY – VERBS
 SCLATCH to walk or move about in an ungainly, slovenly way; to shuffle …1866 Sc.


UNGENEROUS – ADJECTIVES
CHEAP mean, ungenerous …1904 US sl.
COLD AS A BAY STREET BANKER’S HEART very ungenerous, or very cold …1987 Can. sl.
HALF-HEARTED wanting in true affection, ungenerous, unkind …1864 obs.
MEAN AS CATSHIT AND TWICE AS NASTY extremely ungenerous …1930s sl.
MEAN AS PIGSHIT AND TWICE AS NASTY extremely ungenerous …1930s sl.
MINGY mean, ungenerous, stingy …1911 Brit. sl.
NARROW-CONTRACTED narrow-minded; stingy, mean, ungenerous …1909 Amer. dial.
NARROW-GUTTED stingy, mean, ungenerous …1903 Amer. dial.
 NARROW-HEARTED mean, ungenerous, ignoble …c1200
 NARROW-SOULED lacking in breadth of view or feeling; ungenerous …1641
 NARROW-SOULED mean, stingy, parsimonious, ungenerous … a1700 N. Eng. dial.  
 NARROW-SPIRITED mean-spirited, wanting in generous or liberal feelings …1679
SCOURIE; SCOURY mean, ungenerous, shabby, niggardly …1808 Sc. 
TIGHT mean, ungenerous …1805 sl.

UNGENEROUS – PHRASES
HE WON’T GIVE A BEAN FOR A PEA he is very ungenerous or churlish …Bk1898 Eng. dial.


UNGENTEEL – NOUNS, PERSON
– an ungenteel, slovenly man ZLOUCH Bk1737 sl.
– an ungenteel, slovenly man; one who walks with a slouch; a churl ZOUCH 1728 sl.


UNGENTLE – ADJECTIVES
– ungentle, outrageous, wild, untractable IMMANSUETE 1656 obs. rare
– ungentle, rude, harsh SAVAGE a1300 obs.


UNGENTLEMANLY – ADJECTIVES
– ungentlemanly; dishonourable; poorly behaved; ill-mannered, vulgar CADDISH 1869
– ungentlemanly; dishonourable, tricky NASTIFIED Bk1905 Eng. dial.


UNGLAMOROUS – NOUNS, PERSON
– an unglamorous person BEDPAN FROM JAPAN Bk1945 jive usage


UNGOVERNABLE – ADJECTIVES
– ungovernable, irresponsible, wild ANTIC 1936 Amer. dial.
– ungovernable, reckless SAVAGE c1400 obs.
– ungovernable, that cannot be mastered MASTERLESS 1619 obs.
– ungovernable, unbridled; said of passions EFFRENATE 1561 obs.

UNGOVERNABLE – NOUNS, PERSON
– an ungovernable, ill-natured woman BANGREE Bk1898 Sc.
– an ungovernable, ill-natured woman BANGREL Bk1898 Sc.


UNGOVERNED – ADJECTIVES
– of movements, noise, demeanour, manners, etc.: ungoverned, wild; rude, unpolished SAVAGE c1420-30 arch.
– of persons: ungoverned, undisciplined, not amenable to control, unmanageable, rebellious; of children: naughty, unruly WANTON a1300 obs.


UNGRACEFUL, UNGRACEFULLY – ADJECTIVES
– ungraceful or awkward in gait or bearing; gangly; used typically of an adolescent ALL LEGS AND WINGS 1777
– ungraceful or clumsy AGRICULTURAL 1930s Amer. sl.
– ungraceful, uncomely, disordered in dress ILL-SHAKEN-UP Bk1905 Sc.

UNGRACEFUL etc. – ADVERBS
– ungracefully; clumsily ILL-FAVOUREDLY 1790 Sc.

UNGRACEFUL  etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– an ungraceful, big, fat person; a large, clumsy person LOPPUS 1914 Amer. dial.


UNGRACIOUS – ADJECTIVES
– ungracious, disobliging; ill-favoured, uncomely MALGRACIOUS 1390 obs. rare


UNGRATEFUL – ADJECTIVES
– ungrateful INGRATEFUL 1694 Amer. dial. obs.
– ungrateful INGRATSOW Bk1902 Sc.
– ungrateful UNDEGRATE Bk1905 Sc. obs.
– ungrateful UNGRATE 1709-31 Sc. obs.

UNGRATEFUL – VERBS
– to be ungrateful for one’s blessings or good fortune SIN ONE’S MERCIES 1824


UNGUARDED – ADJECTIVES
– unguarded, unconscious of danger WARELESS 1565 obs.