Definitions

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  • adj. Not eaten

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not eaten; not devoured; hence, not destroyed.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Try new things at home first or it's likely they will remain uneaten.

    Healthy Snacks | A Veggie Venture

  • Refrigerate the uneaten portion of the mushroom in a bag clearly marked "poison" in case later identification will be needed.

    Mushrooms

  • Which is the way of the dog, the only animal that will cheerfully and gladly, with leaping body of joy, leave its food uneaten in order to accompany or to serve its human master.

    CHAPTER V

  • The parley, so far as Raoul was concerned, proved fruitless, and he went back into his own lines convinced that the men on the Big Rock could hold out for years, though he would have been swiftly unconvinced could he have observed Tehaa and the Raiateans, the moment his back was turned and he was out of sight, crawling over the rocks and sucking and crunching the scraps his dog had left uneaten.

    THE DEVILS OF FUATINO

  • Whistle blew, Jake threw the uneaten portion of his sandwich out on the river, stood, picked up his thermos, the cap, screwed them together, started walking back to the drydock.

    Transubstantiation, the gospel of Jake as told by his disciple, Billy Redstone

  • "A knapsack of uneaten food that my mother had packed for the journey, the midnight departure from Prague, and the interminably long train journey sitting on hard wooden seats, the night boat to Harwich, and then London and a new beginning."

    Call for snapshots of migration

  • The years passed, and his repulsive, uneaten cupcakes quietly sat on the shelves of his work room and grew stale.

    Sentimental Frosting

  • And when Violet's father quit baking, he trashed them along with all his other uneaten cupcakes.

    Sentimental Frosting

  • Armies of hair and makeup foot soldiers, mani-pedi obsessives, clothing stylists who dress the models like dolls, seamstresses, caterers I've never seen so much uneaten food.

    New York Fashion Week 2011: Showmanship by Michael Kors, Thom Browne, Derek Lam

  • Farmers are incurring millions of euros in losses as mountains of raw vegetables and fruits sit uneaten.

    E. coli's Trigger Remains a Mystery

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