[uhn-trav-uh ld]


not having traveled, especially to distant places; not having gained experience by travel.
not traveled through or over; not frequented by travelers: an untraveled country lane.

Also especially British, un·trav·elled.

Origin of untraveled

First recorded in 1575–85; un-1 + traveled
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Examples from the Web for untravelled

Historical Examples of untravelled

  • Anything so cheap as Untravelled France it is impossible to imagine.

  • It has wonderful advantages for untravelled folk, but somehow it did not suit me.

  • I am the most ignorant and the most untravelled man among them, and the most silent.

    My Boyhood

    John Burroughs

  • To my untravelled mind 99 everything seemed so novel, so quaint, so unexpected.


    Dorothy Menpes

  • It was only in my untravelled mind that the idea of "beds" existed at all.

British Dictionary definitions for untravelled


US untraveled


(of persons) not having travelled widely; narrow or provincial
(of a road) never travelled over
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