Definition of unrefereed in US English:

unrefereed

adjective

  • 1Of a match or contest: without a referee.

  • 2Of a scientific or other academic work: not examined by an expert in order to assess its suitability for publication; not peer-reviewed.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Pearson's Magazine. From un- + referee + -ed.

Pronunciation

unrefereed

/(ˌ)ʌnrɛfəˈriːd/