Definitions for unskilledʌnˈskɪld

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•skilledʌnˈskɪld(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to workers who lack technical training or skill.

  2. not demanding special training or skill:

    unskilled jobs.

  3. showing a lack of skill or competence:

    an unskilled painting.

  4. not skilled or expert.

Origin of unskilled:

1575–85

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unskilled(adj)

    not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency

    "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship"

  2. amateurish, amateur, inexpert, unskilled(adj)

    lacking professional skill or expertise

    "a very amateurish job"; "inexpert but conscientious efforts"; "an unskilled painting"

  3. incompetent, unskilled(adj)

    not doing a good job

    "incompetent at chess"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unskilled(adjective)ʌnˈskɪld

    not having or requiring special training

    unskilled work/labor; unskilled workers

Wiktionary

  1. unskilled(Adjective)

    Of a person or workforce: not having a skill or technical training.

  2. unskilled(Adjective)

    Of a job: not requiring skill or training.

  3. unskilled(Adjective)

    Of a made object: inexpertly made or showing a lack of skill.

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