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  1. bareheaded.
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Origin of unbonneted

First recorded in 1595–1605; un-1 + bonnet + -ed2


verb (used without object)
  1. to uncover the head, as in respect.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to remove the bonnet from.
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Origin of unbonnet

First recorded in 1800–10; un-2 + bonnet
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for unbonneted

Historical Examples

  • "No," replied the gray headed seneschal, who attended upon him unbonneted.

    Quentin Durward

    Sir Walter Scott

  • If she was "superbly gowned," we do not know it; if she was ever one of the "unbonneted," history is silent.

  • She was now unbonneted, and her rich golden tresses were arranged à la Chinoise—a Creole fashion as well.

    The Quadroon

    Mayne Reid