unbacked
adjective Date: 1609 lacking support or aid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Unbacked — Un*backed , a. 1. Never mounted by a rider; unbroken. Unbacked colts. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Not supported or encouraged; not countenanced; unaided. Daniel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unbacked — index unsound (not strong), unsupported Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unbacked — [un bakt′] adj. 1. not broken to the saddle: said of a horse 2. not backed, supported, etc., esp. financially 3. without a back or backing 4. having no backers in betting …   English World dictionary

  • unbacked — /un bakt /, adj. 1. without backing or support. 2. not supported by bets: an unbacked challenger. 3. not endorsed: an unbacked product. 4. never having been mounted by a rider, as a horse. [1585 95; UN 1 + BACKED] * * * …   Universalium

  • unbacked — adjective a) Having no back b) Having no (or few) backers …   Wiktionary

  • unbacked — adj. without support, without backing; not endorsed; not ridden on (especially of a horse) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unbacked — adjective 1》 having no support.     ↘(of a horse) having no backers in a race. 2》 having no backing layer …   English new terms dictionary

  • unbacked — un·backed …   English syllables

  • unbacked — un•backed [[t]ʌnˈbækt[/t]] adj. 1) without backing or support 2) not endorsed 3) (of a horse) never having been ridden • Etymology: 1585–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • unbacked — /ʌnˈbækt/ (say un bakt) adjective 1. without backing or support. 2. not supported by bets. 3. not endorsed. 4. never having been mounted by a rider, as a horse …   Australian English dictionary

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