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uncastrated Line breaks: un|cas¦trated
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈkastreɪtɪd/

Definition of uncastrated in English:


(Of a male animal) not castrated.
Example sentences
  • Animals which have a carnivorous diet are not generally considered suitable for food, and the meat of uncastrated adult male animals is often shunned.
  • I haven't seen them around for a while, but Gordon has enemies, mostly large ginger uncastrated male cats who live further up the street, and occasionally steal food from the kitchen.
  • The stock bull, early born uncastrated males, or unwanted ‘visitors’ from or to neighbouring farms are the likely culprits.

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