- lacking documentation or authentication.
- lacking proper immigration or working papers: an undocumented worker;undocumented immigrants.
Origin of undocumented
2. See illegal alien.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for undocumented
Five percent of the U.S. work force is undocumented, which is some 8.1 million people.How Immigrants Will Save Social Security
November 29, 2014
The undocumented got their documents and we got at least 11 million more illegal immigrants.The Liberal Case Against Illegal Immigration
November 25, 2014
But how exactly does an undocumented immigrant get right with the law without changing his legal status?
Yet the undocumented population remains upwards eleven million.Legal but Still Poor: The Economic Consequences of Amnesty
November 21, 2014
He promises the undocumented a chance to ‘get right with the law’ but says there will be ‘no free pass’ to citizenship either.
Surely it is safe here to domicile the restless Doctor, for these ten undocumented years between 1805 and 1815.Seaport in Virginia
Gay Montague Moore
His idea of generosity was the undocumented and unqualified purchase of a person by payments made in the form of a gift.
Already that undocumented Magna Charta was manifestly not working upon the lines she had anticipated.
The two specimens of this plate in the national collections are undocumented.American Military Insignia 1800-1851
J. Duncan Campbell and Edgar M. Howell.
Word Origin and History for undocumented
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper