Definition of unnamed in English:



  • Not named.

    ‘the unnamed man was found unconscious’
    • ‘The British were engaged, and routed, and then defeated en masse at an unnamed river normally identified as the Thames.’
    • ‘Everyman protagonist Josef wakes up in an unnamed European city with nothing but a suitcase.’
    • ‘Extreme care should be taken not to identify unnamed sources in a way that exposes their identity.’
    • ‘A fugitive escapes to the underground sewer of an unnamed city.’
    • ‘It turns out that they have been placed there by the Jigsaw Killer, a serial murderer rampaging through the unnamed city.’
    • ‘By conflating the stories in this way the fresco underscores the identity of the unnamed sinner with Mary Magdalen.’
    • ‘School's out in an unnamed Japanese city and dour young Masao is at a loss.’
    • ‘City officials granted the unnamed Bush daughter privileged status, carting her out of the danger zone, despite the quarantine in effect.’
    • ‘It was filmed from the right handlebar of Jonas's bicycle as he traversed the streets of an unnamed Third World city.’
    • ‘The family moves out of their unnamed city to an unnamed suburban area to start again.’
    • ‘The story takes place in an unnamed Pacific Coast city in 1949.’
    • ‘Earlier, the ITAR-Tass news agency had said the death toll was 28, citing unnamed officials in the city fire department.’
    • ‘Carole Theriault, anti-virus consultant at Sophos, believes messages in the virus itself may well have helped police identify their unnamed prime suspect.’
    • ‘The newspaper, quoting unnamed sources, said city authorities were thinking of introducing the ban to raise levels of public morality.’
    • ‘But Britain has continued to insist it has intelligence that Iraq did make such an attempt, passed on by an unnamed third country whose identity has not been revealed.’
    • ‘I initially assumed Degrassi, filmed in East Toronto but set in an unnamed North American city, was another After School Special.’
    • ‘The home team will be bossed by City player-manager Chris Brass, while the away team will come under the guidance of an as yet unnamed former City chief.’
    • ‘Back home, in the unnamed city, the grammarian's fourth daughter came of age.’
    • ‘Although The Machinist is supposed to take place in a large, unnamed American city, it was filmed in and around Barcelona, Spain.’
    • ‘When normal-looking Harry and Tyrone stop in at an unnamed city on their way from New York to Florida to score, they are at first greeted as normal people.’
    unstated, unidentified, unquantified, undesignated, undefined, unfixed, undecided, undetermined, uncertain, uncounted
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