unlisted

[uhn-lis-tid]

adjective

not listed; not entered in a list or directory: an unlisted telephone number.
(of a security) not admitted to trading privileges on an exchange.

Nearby words

  1. unlikely,
  2. unlimber,
  3. unlimited,
  4. unlined,
  5. unlink,
  6. unlisted securities market,
  7. unlistenable,
  8. unlit,
  9. unlivable,
  10. unlive

Origin of unlisted

First recorded in 1635–45; un-1 + list1 + -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for unlisted

unlisted

adjective

not entered on a list
US and Canadian (of a telephone number or telephone subscriber) not listed in a telephone directoryBrit term: ex-directory
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Word Origin and History for unlisted

unlisted

adj.

1640s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of list (v.). In reference to stocks, attested from 1905; of phone numbers, from 1937 (American English).

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