Unfledged Un*fledged", a. Not fledged; not feathered; hence, not fully developed; immature. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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  • unfledged — index inexperienced, jejune (lacking maturity), juvenile Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unfledged — (adj.) c.1600, of persons, immature, not experienced, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of FLEDGE (Cf. fledge). Literal sense of not yet covered in feathers is recorded from 1610s …   Etymology dictionary

  • unfledged — [unflejd′] adj. 1. not fully fledged; unfeathered: said as of a young bird 2. immature; undeveloped …   English World dictionary

  • unfledged — adjective Date: 1602 1. not feathered ; not ready for flight 2. not fully developed ; immature < an unfledged writer > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unfledged — /un flejd /, adj. 1. not fledged; without sufficient feathers for flight, as a young bird. 2. immature; callow. [1595 1605; UN 1 + FLEDGED] * * * …   Universalium

  • unfledged — adjective a) Of a bird that has yet to develop its wings and feathers and become able to fly b) inexperienced, like a tyro or novice Ant: fledged, experienced …   Wiktionary

  • unfledged — Synonyms and related words: a novice at, a stranger to, adolescent, at half cock, budding, callow, dewy, ever new, evergreen, firsthand, fledgling, fresh, green, green as grass, growing, half baked, half cocked, half grown, ignorant, ill digested …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unfledged — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Young] Syn. unfeathered, youthful, adolescent; see young 1 . 2. [Immature] Syn. undeveloped, inexperienced, raw; see childish 1 , young 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. undeveloped. see immature …   English dictionary for students

  • unfledged — adj. lacking experience, immature; (of a bird) not yet having fully developed feathers for flight …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unfledged — adjective 1》 not yet fledged. 2》 inexperienced; youthful …   English new terms dictionary

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