Definition of unmade in English:


Line breaks: un¦made
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈmeɪd


  • 1(Of a bed) not having the bedclothes arranged tidily ready for sleeping in: exhausted, he collapsed on the unmade bed
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    • The skirt is deliberately like that - all bunched up like an unmade bed, ready to show the world a flash of her granny girdle.
    • During the strike, even high rollers in Atlantic City's casino hotels slept in unmade beds and ate with plastic forks as managers stepped in to serve them.
    • I walked past the unmade bunk beds and clothes laying all over the floor.
  • 2British (Of a road) without a hard, smooth surface: they reached a stretch of unmade road
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    • Local firm Chestnut Developments had wanted to build in the gardens and surface the unmade lane.
    • Tarmac lane with short steep section leads on to rough unmade road.
    • Residents fed up with drivers using their unmade street as a rat run have joined forces to stop the problem.

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