Definitions for unwaryʌnˈwɛər i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•war•yʌnˈwɛər i(adj.)-war•i•er, -war•i•est.

  1. not wary; not cautious or watchful, as against danger or misfortune.

Origin of unwary:

1570–80

un•war′i•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwary(adj)

    not alert to danger or deception

    "the shrieks of unwary animals taken by surprise"; "some thieves prey especially on unwary travelers"; "seduce the unwary reader into easy acquiescence"- O.J.Campbell

Wiktionary

  1. unwary(Adjective)

    Lacking caution as a result of nau00EFvetu00E9 or inexperience

  2. unwary(Adjective)

    Unprepared; not watchful

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unwary(adj)

    not vigilant against danger; not wary or cautious; unguarded; precipitate; heedless; careless

  2. Unwary(adj)

    unexpected; unforeseen; unware


Translations for unwary

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

unwary(adjective)

not cautious

If you are unwary he will cheat you.

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