from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not lit.

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

  • adjective not set afire or burning
  • adjective without illumination


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • ..the trouble w/ the great "unlighted" is that they tend to ride as if they are visible rather than riding defensively...

    Bite Your Tongue: Roadie Rage, and How to Avoid It

  • ..the trouble w/ the great "unlighted" is that they tend to ride as if they are visible rather than riding defensively...

    Lookin' Good: Holiday Cycling Fashions

  • Martin Eden, with blood still crawling from contact with his brother-in-law, felt his way along the unlighted back hall and entered his room, a tiny cubbyhole with space for a bed, a wash - stand, and one chair.

    Chapter 4

  • Men left their homes dry-shod in the morning, and returning from business had to wade up to their knees through unlighted streets or creep perilously along a narrow plank gangway, only to find that it stopped short just where the water was deepest.

    The Paris Flood of 1910 | Edwardian Promenade

  • For the first several times they walked freely, side by side, and after that it was arms around the waists, and heads against the fellows 'shoulders where the streets were unlighted.

    Chapter 12

  • Daylight's car was the last, and, peering out, he caught a glimpse of the unlighted house that loomed hugely through the darkness like a mountain.

    Chapter II

  • Once, by the exhaust, they knew that they passed an unlighted launch bound down stream.


  • The three machines stood like weird night monsters at the gravelled foot of the wide stairway under the unlighted porte-cochere.

    Chapter II

  • Most unlighted intersections are traffic circles where signaling is essential to efficient flow of traffic and drivers know it.

    A Scintillating Rant About Small Flashing Lights « PubliCola

  • One is hurrying home through the dark of the unlighted streets when he comes upon a paper lantern resting on the ground.

    The Yellow Peril


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.