Definitions

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  • adj. Not uniformed; not wearing a uniform.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ uniformed

Examples

  • You can be sure that there's riot police there, members of the Iran's Basij, the ununiformed volunteer militia.

    CNN Transcript Jun 16, 2009

  • When a covert (ununiformed) group of Americans are caught at some point in the future, taking photographs in China, or Russia, North Korea (or take your pick from many others) and their Government holds them indefinitely, using "coercive interrogation techniques" on them for months on end, I suppose you won't have a problem with that either.

    Sound Politics: Sad but true. Darcy Burner only voted about half the time; failed to vote for schools, parks, libraries

  • "When a covert (ununiformed) group of Americans are caught at some point in the future, taking photographs in China, or Russia, North Korea ... and their Government holds them indefinitely, using 'coercive interrogation techniques' on them for months on end"

    Sound Politics: Sad but true. Darcy Burner only voted about half the time; failed to vote for schools, parks, libraries

  • As we learned, unfortunately, in Veit Nam, when ever we secured territory we lost it the next night to re-infiltration by ununiformed, unidentifiable irregular troops.

    Sound Politics: "Double Down"?

  • The law and procedure are the magic charms that protect him from being subject to the baser instincts than plague us ununiformed mortals.

    Nothing Has Changed Since The Rodney King Verdict

  • BELLINI: Out in the distance, ununiformed Iraqi soldiers again fighting what the Marines consider an unfair fight, potshots from men in civilian clothing dispersed among the civilian population.

    CNN Transcript Mar 26, 2003

  • Some detachments were gaily uniformed in the scarlets and light blues and greens of select social-militia companies; some small groups were in homespun and coonskin caps; others, ununiformed, were in broadcloth and fine linen; all were half-drilled, half-armed, wild with excitement and shouting as though en route to a picnic.

    Gone with the Wind

  • He had worked his way into the Procurator General's Office, only to be transferred on "temporary but open-ended duty" at the age of fifty-five to the MVD -- the police, uniformed and ununiformed, who direct traffic, face the public, maintain order, and are the front line of defense against crime.

    Rostnikov's Vacation

  • They came into the Boer lines unarmed, ununiformed, and with false passes.

    In the Shadow of Death

  • The ununiformed pilot clambers on board, makes his way to the bridge, and takes command with an equal lack of French manner and of English affectation distinctly palpable to the sense, sharpened by long absence into observing native characteristics as closely as foreign ones.

    New York After Paris

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