Definition of untechnical in US English:

untechnical

adjective

  • Not having or requiring technical knowledge.

    ‘this chapter has been kept short and as untechnical as possible’
    • ‘The peak, of course, is ‘Like a Hurricane’, perhaps one of the finest examples of Neil's willfully untechnical guit-hartic playing style, a chord progression that induces string-popping frenzy in his live shows to this day.’
    • ‘But for whatever importance it may have, we are clear that ‘negligent’ should be understood in an untechnical way to denote failure to act with the competence reasonably to be expected of ordinary members of the profession.’
    • ‘I'm feeling incredibly untechnical, but then I guess that's why I'm there.’
    • ‘They rely on team-mates at the other end to direct them, using highly untechnical language plus a kind of bowling semaphore for the hard-of-hearing.’
    • ‘Accordingly, I make some brief and untechnical forays in this direction.’
    • ‘The term ‘negligent’ is to be understood in an untechnical way to denote ‘failure to act with the competence reasonably to be expected of ordinary members of the profession’.’
    • ‘He submits that both parties throughout the proceedings used the words ‘action’ or ‘matter’ in an untechnical sense, and not referring to claim and counterclaim separately.’
    • ‘On an objective but untechnical view, it would be hard to regard Unilever as owing £17m additional tax to the Revenue.’
    • ‘In their untechnical minds she was just abandoned, and there to be utilised since no one else seemed interested, and they meant no harm.’
    • ‘The French civil code is relatively untechnical; its language is not far from everyday life, its structure not complex.’

Pronunciation

untechnical

/ˌənˈteknək(ə)l/