Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not held in check; unrestrained.
  • adjective Not checked for accuracy, efficiency, or flaws.
  • adjective Informal Of or relating to a square in a crossword that is part of only one word instead of two.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not checked; not restrained; not hindered. Not contradicted.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of uncheck.
  • adjective Unrestrained or not held back.
  • adjective Not examined for accuracy, efficiency, etc.
  • adjective computing Not checked (ticked or enabled).
  • adjective crossword puzzles, of a square Part of only one entry (i.e., across or down, but not both).

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

  • adjective not restrained or controlled

Etymologies

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See uncheck

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un- +‎ checked

Examples

  • Sonia Gandhi, the highly influential president of India's ruling Congress Party, yesterday launched a vituperative attack on what she called the unchecked greed of bankers and businessmen, recalling the glory days of her mother-in-law Indira Gandhi who began nationalising commercial banks in the late 1960s.

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  • Sonia Gandhi, the highly influential president of India's ruling Congress Party, yesterday launched a vituperative attack on what she called the unchecked greed of bankers and businessmen, recalling the glory days of her mother-in-law Indira Gandhi who began nationalising commercial banks in the late 1960s.

    Top Stories - Google News

  • Sonia Gandhi, president of India's ruling Congress party, yesterday launched a vituperative attack on what she called the unchecked greed of bankers and businessmen, recalling the glory days of her mother-in-law Indira Gandhi who began nationalising commercial banks in the late

    Top Stories - Google News

  • While he agrees with Lawrence that neighborhood infrastructure must be handled on a need basis and removed from slush funds, he proposes an INCREASE in unchecked, unsupervised slush fund expenditures.

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  • That they will do so if left unchecked is now being proven at the federal level.

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  • Rethugs lying again, see they want wall street to remain unchecked, and continue the same crap that got us here in the first place

    GOP weekly address hits Obama on economy, jobs

  • Yes, the corporations are going to spend billions of dollars now in unchecked funds to buy every election they can electing brain-dead pro-business puppets.

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  • Without a doubt the most powerful individual in society if left unchecked is a law enforcement officer.

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  • Power unchecked is the goal of Feinstein, Clinton, Kennedy, and other prominent DEM's - don't you forget it.

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  • He opened the scoring 25 seconds into the game, walking in unchecked on the right side and snapping a low shot past Roberto Luongo's blocker.

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