unfathered
adjective Date: 1597 1. having no father ; illegitimate, bastard 2. having no known origin <
unfathered slanders
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  • Unfathered — Un*fa thered, a. 1. Having no father; fatherless; hence, born contrary to nature. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Having no acknowledged father; hence, illegitimate; spurious; bastard. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unfathered — [unfä′thərd] adj. 1. Obs. having no father; fatherless 2. of unknown paternity; bastard 3. of unknown authorship or unestablished authenticity …   English World dictionary

  • unfathered — /un fah dheuhrd/, adj. 1. having no father; fatherless. 2. of illegitimate or unknown paternity; bastard. 3. not ascribable to a particular author or source: unfathered tales. [1590 1600; UN 1 + FATHER + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • unfathered — adj. 1 having no known or acknowledged father; illegitimate. 2 of unknown origin (unfathered rumours) …   Useful english dictionary

  • unfathered — adjective Not raised by a father …   Wiktionary

  • unfathered — un·fathered …   English syllables

  • unfathered — un•fa•thered [[t]ʌnˈfɑ ðərd[/t]] adj. 1) of illegitimate or unknown paternity; bastard 2) of an unknown author or source • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • unfathered — /ʌnˈfaðəd/ (say un fahdhuhd) adjective 1. of unknown paternity; bastard. 2. having no father; deprived of a father; fatherless. 3. not ascribable to a particular author or responsible person; unauthenticated …   Australian English dictionary

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  • illegitimate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. See illegality. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Unlawful] Syn. contraband, wrong, illicit, irregular; see illegal , wicked 1 . 2. [Born of unmarried parents] Syn. born out of wedlock, natural, fatherless …   English dictionary for students

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