Definitions for unwrittenʌnˈrɪt n

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•writ•tenʌnˈrɪt n(adj.)

  1. not actually formulated or expressed; customary; traditional.

  2. not written; not put in writing or print; oral:

    an unwritten agreement.

  3. containing no writing; blank.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwritten(adj)

    based on custom rather than documentation

    "an unwritten law"; " ancient that they well might have had their unwritten origins in Aurignacian times"- J.L.T.C.Spence

  2. oral, unwritten(adj)

    using speech rather than writing

    "an oral tradition"; "an oral agreement"

  3. ad-lib, spontaneous, unwritten(adj)

    said or done without having been planned or written in advance

    "he made a few ad-lib remarks"


  1. unwritten(Adjective)

    Spoken or otherwise communicated other than in writing.

  2. unwritten(Adjective)

    Implicit or understood but not formally articulated.

    It's an unwritten law that you lock the gate when you leave the swimming pool.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unwritten(adj)

    not written; not reduced to writing; oral; as, unwritten agreements

  2. Unwritten(adj)

    containing no writing; blank; as, unwritten paper


  1. Unwritten

    "Unwritten" is a song by English singer Natasha Bedingfield. Bedingfield, Danielle Brisebois, and Wayne Rodriguez wrote it for her debut album, Unwritten, and later served as the opening theme for the MTV reality series The Hills. The single was released as the album's third UK single and second US single. It reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming her first top-ten hit in the United States.


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