untried

[ uhn-trahyd ]
/ ʌnˈtraɪd /

adjective

not tried; not attempted, proved, or tested.
not yet tried at law.

Nearby words

  1. untranslated,
  2. untraveled,
  3. untravelled,
  4. untread,
  5. untreated,
  6. untrimmed,
  7. untrod,
  8. untrodden,
  9. untroubled,
  10. untrue

Origin of untried

First recorded in 1520–30; un-1 + tried

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British Dictionary definitions for untried

untried

/ (ʌnˈtraɪd) /

adjective

not tried, attempted, or proved; untested
not tried by a judge or court
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Word Origin and History for untried

untried

adj.

1510s, "not proven or tested," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of try.

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