Definitions

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  • adj. Without prior warning; unexpected or unannounced
  • adj. Not heralded

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. without warning or announcement

Etymologies

un- +‎ heralded (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • * "All politics is local": The old Tip O'Neill adage took a beating for the third straight House election cycle, as a national wave swept out good campaigners and swept in unheralded and underfunded candidates.

    The Fix's 2010 Election Winners and Losers

  • But while everyone around her was jockeying for the best view of Ingmar Guandique, the man who would later be convicted of Levy's murder, Amico waited patiently for the clerk to call the unheralded case of Vernon McRae, a 22-year-old Southeast man charged with fatally wounding Michael Washington, 63, during an argument in October.

    Blogger aims to chronicle every D.C. homicide victim

  • Perhaps in an area kind of unheralded where we've done the most good in the last five years is in protecting and making more portable pension plans.

    Remarks By The President At Dnc Dinner

  • "Those guys were unbelievable and kind of unheralded, unfortunately," said van Koeverden.

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  • Circle Mirror Transformation is the kind of unheralded gem that sends people into the streets babbling and bright-eyed with the desire to spread the word.

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  • Now that they are performing very well, you can't just come out and say you were wrong, and they are a pleasent surprise and with this new passing/cutting offense their deficiencies are minimized and their strength's maximized - By using the word "unheralded" you are leaving a loophole for you to refer back to your "they suck" mantra, if things take a turn.

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  • Oh and he was last year too, so he's not exactly "unheralded".

    JSOnline.com

  • Don't they become "unheralded" when they do it night after night?

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  • Ponting praises 'unheralded' Hilfenhaus after Test win IN the wake of his team's three-day Test win over the West Indies in Brisbane, skipper Ricky Ponting says he has found the game's most unheralded player _ Ben Hilfenhaus.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Look, Choi is "unheralded" only to lazy American golf writers.

    Mostly Harmless

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