Definition of unplugged in English:


Syllabification: un·plugged
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈpləɡd


1 trademark (Of pop or rock music) performed or recorded with acoustic rather than electrically amplified instruments.
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  • All the bands bring forth a unique combination of intelligent music fused with the unplugged sound of the acoustic guitar as well as the often edgy riffs that are the underground rock band's signature sound.
  • Featuring loads of bands playing unplugged acoustic instruments.
  • Ono undoubtedly wanted to reveal the beneficial aspects of unplugged performance that Lennon would have most likely thrived within.
2(Of an electrical device) disconnected: an unplugged fridge
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  • Make sure the computer is unplugged and that you're electrically grounded (touch something metal) before you reach inside the case.
  • Mr Murphy said London Fire Brigade advises people to make sure all televisions are unplugged at the socket when not in use.
  • The computer was unplugged!
2.1Without any electronic devices: he wondered what it would be like to live a more unplugged life the kids freaked when I told them we were going unplugged for the next month
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  • Yes, we went unplugged for a couple of weeks.
  • When I travel, I go unplugged so that I can unwind.
  • She fell in love with the farm and wanted to bring families out here for an unplugged day.

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