Unfledged

  • 1 Unfledged — Un*fledged , a. Not fledged; not feathered; hence, not fully developed; immature. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 unfledged — index inexperienced, jejune (lacking maturity), juvenile Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 unfledged — (adj.) c.1600, of persons, immature, not experienced, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of FLEDGE (Cf. fledge). Literal sense of not yet covered in feathers is recorded from 1610s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 unfledged — [unflejd′] adj. 1. not fully fledged; unfeathered: said as of a young bird 2. immature; undeveloped …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 unfledged — adjective Date: 1602 1. not feathered ; not ready for flight 2. not fully developed ; immature < an unfledged writer > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 unfledged — /un flejd /, adj. 1. not fledged; without sufficient feathers for flight, as a young bird. 2. immature; callow. [1595 1605; UN 1 + FLEDGED] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7 unfledged — adjective a) Of a bird that has yet to develop its wings and feathers and become able to fly b) inexperienced, like a tyro or novice Ant: fledged, experienced …

    Wiktionary

  • 8 unfledged — Synonyms and related words: a novice at, a stranger to, adolescent, at half cock, budding, callow, dewy, ever new, evergreen, firsthand, fledgling, fresh, green, green as grass, growing, half baked, half cocked, half grown, ignorant, ill digested …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 9 unfledged — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Young] Syn. unfeathered, youthful, adolescent; see young 1 . 2. [Immature] Syn. undeveloped, inexperienced, raw; see childish 1 , young 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. undeveloped. see immature …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 unfledged — adj. lacking experience, immature; (of a bird) not yet having fully developed feathers for flight …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 unfledged — adjective 1》 not yet fledged. 2》 inexperienced; youthful …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 12 unfledged — a. 1. Unfeathered, callow. 2. Inexperienced, raw, green, untried …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 unfledged — un·fledged …

    English syllables

  • 14 unfledged — un•fledged [[t]ʌnˈflɛdʒd[/t]] adj. 1) orn not fledged; without sufficient feathers for flight, as a young bird 2) immature; callow • Etymology: 1595–1605 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 unfledged — /ʌnˈflɛdʒd/ (say un flejd) adjective 1. not fledged; without feathers sufficiently developed for flight, as a young bird. 2. immature; undeveloped; callow …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 unfledged — adj. 1 (of a person) inexperienced. 2 (of a bird) not yet fledged …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 unfledged chicks — general name for chicks that hatch from the shells with no feathers …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 eyas — unfledged falcon or other bird of prey Unusual Animals …

    Phrontistery dictionary

  • 19 squab — /skwob/, n. pl. squabs, (esp. collectively for 1) squab, adj. n. 1. a nestling pigeon, marketed when fully grown but still unfledged. 2. a short, stout person. 3. a thickly stuffed, soft cushion. adj. 4. short and thick or broad. 5. (of a bird)… …

    Universalium

  • 20 callow — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. featherless, unfledged; immature, inexperienced. See youth. Ant., mature, experienced. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. puerile, young, green, immature; see ignorant 2 , inexperienced , naive , young 2 …

    English dictionary for students