- not fledged; without sufficient feathers for flight, as a young bird.
- immature; callow.
Origin of unfledged
Related Words for unfledgedundisciplined, unschooled, naive, inept, young, untried, unsophisticated, immature, youthful, untimely, incomplete, callow, infantile, new, budding, inexperienced, untested, unproved, grassy, lush
Examples from the Web for unfledged
Historical Examples of unfledged
With bird nicknames may be mentioned Callow, unfledged, cognate with Lat.The Romance of Names
His heart was full of enterprise and the unfledged valour of inexperience.Godolphin, Complete
Bravely did this young Absalom defend his unfledged royalty.The Captain of the Janizaries
James M. Ludlow
Like the unfledged bird, he spreads his wings, and essays their powers.
And, as it is with the unfledged schoolboy, after the same manner it is with the man mature.
- (of a young bird) not having developed adult feathers
- immature and undeveloped