Try Our Apps


90s Slang You Should Know


[uhn-likt] /ʌnˈlɪkt/
not licked.
  1. not brought into final or proper shape; unfinished.
  2. unpolished or crude.
Origin of unlicked
First recorded in 1585-95; un-1 + lick + -ed2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for unlicked
Historical Examples
  • He found me an unlicked whelp of the forest, and whatever I am he has made me.

    Albrecht Arlo Bates
  • Pipe down that guff, you unlicked cub, or I'll crown you with a proof-bar!

    Spacehounds of IPC Edward Elmer Smith
  • He seems to be completely puffed up with the sense of his own importance, and to be an unlicked sort of cub altogether.

    One of the 28th G. A. Henty
  • As we both wrote in the same chamber, we preferred each other's acquaintance to that of the unlicked cubs that surrounded us.

  • The grandam bear sure had blistered her tongue, and so left him unlicked.

  • Fancy a splendid woman like that spending life hammering a lot of unlicked cubs into shape.

  • Yes, this gentleman is the illegitimate son of that unlicked cub.

    Letters to an Unknown Prosper Mrime
  • Walpole was plagued one morning with that oaf of unlicked antiquity, Prideaux, and his great boy.

    The Jest Book Mark Lemon
  • And Toby—no unlicked cub, but a considerate, composed old dog,—never puppyishly barked at the Bells.

  • Lister, you see, is an unlicked colt, and nobody could have said very much to his credit until lately.

    Long Odds Harold Bindloss

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for unlicked

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for unlicked

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for unlicked