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Definition of "unattached" []

  • Not joined, especially to surrounding tissue. (adjective)
  • Not committed to or dependent on another person or group. (adjective)
  • Not engaged, married, or involved in a serious sexual or romantic relationship. (adjective)
  • Law Not possessed or seized as security. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unattached" in a sentence
  • "Another feature in connexion with the rookery is the presence of what may be called unattached bulls, which lie around at a little distance from the cows, and well apart, forming a regular ring through which any cow wishing to desert her pup or leave the rookery before the proper time has very little chance of passing, as one of these grips her firmly with his powerful flipper and stays her progress."
  • "Sam Woodhull, erstwhile column captain of the great train, of late more properly to be called unattached, also was absent."
  • "Plus, casual dating let's guys know you're unattached, which is probably another wrong assumption they're making right now."