Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not yet paid: unpaid bills.
  • adj. Serving without pay; unsalaried: unpaid research assistants.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not paid for.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not paid; not discharged, as a debt. Not having received what is due: as, unpaid workmen.
  • Serving without pay; unsalaried: as, unpaid justices.

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

  • adj. without payment
  • adj. engaged in as a pastime
  • adj. not paid

Etymologies

un- +‎ paid (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • NT unpaid household labor • RT economic value of women's work • homemaking • unpaid labor force • valuing children • volunteer work • The term unpaid employment in A Women's Thesaurus is a subdivision of • employment.

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