[ uh-bree-vee-ey-tid ]
/ əˈbri viˌeɪ tɪd /


shortened; made briefer: The rain led to an abbreviated picnic.
(of clothing) scanty; barely covering the body: an abbreviated bathing suit.
constituting a shorter or smaller version of: The large car was an abbreviated limousine.

Origin of abbreviated

First recorded in 1545–55; abbreviate + -ed2

Related forms

un·ab·bre·vi·at·ed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for unabbreviated

  • She always called him by his unabbreviated name when she was irritated.

    Flamsted quarries|Mary E. Waller
  • No one within his memory had ever called Adriance by his unabbreviated name.

    A Man's Hearth|Eleanor M. Ingram
  • At work and at play, at home and abroad, he would remain plain, unabbreviated “Rupert.”

    Flaming June|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey