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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unbeknown(p), unbeknownst(p)(adverb)

    (usually used with `to') occurring or existing without the knowledge of

    "a crisis unbeknown to me"; "she had been ill for months, unbeknownst to the family"

  2. unbeknown, unbeknownst(adverb)

    without someone's knowledge

    "unbeknownst to me, she made all the arrangements"

Wiktionary

  1. unbeknownst(Adverb)

    (followed by to) Without the knowledge of.

    He went home early, unbeknownst to his mother.

How to pronounce unbeknownst?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say unbeknownst in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unbeknownst in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unbeknownst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of unbeknownst in a Sentence

  1. Jamie Adams:

    One of the divers I had enlisted to help me find these bottles with the intent of making beer had given one of them to this other brewer, unbeknownst to me.

  2. Rick Pitino:

    It was unbeknownst to me, i have absolutely no clue about the name of this horse. He [co-owner Larry Spitcaufsky] doesn’t even know I’m a basketball coach. ... It never dawned on me that Party Dancer is a striptease act.

  3. Bill Gross:

    For some reason still unbeknownst to me they didn't think that was a good idea and they did fire me, in the last few weeks, it blindsided me; I had no idea that an executive committee could fire a founder and the titular leader of the company.

  4. Jimmy Kimmel:

    My mother, unbeknownst to me, spent the weekend making Oscar cookies, and she put glitter [ on them ], I don’t know if it was edible or what. Cookies which she then packed in disposable Tupperware boxes and brought to the show. But Kimmel's mother didn't stop there. The concerned mother proceeded to make sure all the Oscars attendees got their fill of sugar and offered her cookies the stars during the show.

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