Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[uhn-han-dld] /ʌnˈhæn dld/
not handled; not touched.
(of animals) untamed; unbroken; untrained.
Origin of unhandled
First recorded in 1550-60; un-1 + handled Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for unhandled
Historical Examples
  • The tea-cups, saucered and lidded, but unhandled, stood in a row before the polished brass hot-water kettle.

  • It will take a power that some of us have not known to let that glass go untouched, and that quieting drug untasted and unhandled.

    Quiet Talks on Power S.D. Gordon
  • It seems strange that the great store of treasure which he opened to us should have been unhandled and unknown so long.

    My Contemporaries In Fiction David Christie Murray
  • I would to God that I, too, possessed the tender irritableness of unhandled sensibility.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for unhandled

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for unhandled

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for unhandled