adjective, un·war·i·er, un·war·i·est.
Origin of unwary
Examples from the Web for unwary
During these encounters, bigger, more dominant grizzlies sometimes kill younger bears (and unwary humans).
Some to protect the unwary reader, and some to protect the author.
What if we had abandoned the charade, and revealed ourselves to our unwary allies?The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Though he were winged and swift of flight, the unwary one who approaches the ambush is lost.The Life of the Spider|J. Henri Fabre
Already the air was full of all sorts of fads and fancies that appealed to the unthinking and the unwary.Studies in the Epistle of James|A. T. Robertson
They are all traps for the unwary, and gulfs into which the soul sinks blindfold down to perdition.Hot corn: Life Scenes in New York Illustrated|Solon Robinson
The stranger who would be so unwary as to take issue with him on this point would regret—if he lived.Golden Stories|Various
Shamelessly—for the good of the cause—he set a trap for Billy's unwary feet.Miss Billy's Decision|Eleanor H. Porter