Definitions for unfamiliarˌʌn fəˈmɪl yər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•fa•mil•iarˌʌn fəˈmɪl yər(adj.)

  1. not familiar; not acquainted or conversant with:

    to be unfamiliar with modern art.

  2. unaccustomed; different, unusual, or novel:

    an unfamiliar treat.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfamiliar(adj)

    not known or well known

    "a name unfamiliar to most"; "be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unfamiliar(adjective)ˌʌn fəˈmɪl yər

    not well known to you

    an unfamiliar tune

  2. unfamiliarˌʌn fəˈmɪl yər

    having no knowledge or experience of

    I'm unfamiliar with this software.


  1. unfamiliar(Noun)

    An unfamiliar person; a stranger.

  2. unfamiliar(Adjective)

    Strange, not familiar.

Translations for unfamiliar

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


not well-known

He felt nervous about walking along unfamiliar streets.

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