Definition of uncapped in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈkapt/


chiefly British
(Of a player) never having been chosen as a member of a particular sports team, especially a national one.
Example sentences
  • The 19-year-old uncapped Kaarthick, rewarded for his consistent performance at the domestic level, is currently doing duty for India ‘A’ in Zimbabwe.
  • To retain four uncapped spinners could be regarded as unnecessary and Ellison may already have been considered surplus to requirements along with Ripon-born opening batsman John Inglis and reserve wicketkeeper Matthew Thewlis.
  • Today's England side, led by Gloucester prop Phil Vickery, includes eight uncapped players, with the likes of Lawrence Dallaglio, Will Greenwood, Kyran Bracken and Iain Balshaw out of contention.

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