from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not licked.
  • adj. Naive or ignorant, like an unlicked cub.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not licked; hence, not properly formed; ungainly. Cf. To lick into shape, under lick, v.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not licked; not brought to proper shape by licking: from the old popular notion that the she-bear licked her cubs into shape; hence, ungainly; raw; unmannerly; uncultivated.


un- +‎ licked (Wiktionary)



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