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unattached

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Word definitions for unattached in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
adjective EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES ▪ an unattached garage ▪ Are there any unattached straight men in this city? EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ Childhood memory is however typically family-centred, touching only haphazardly on the unattached . ▪ For unattached...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Unattached \Un`at*tached"\, a. Not attached; not adhering; having no engagement; free. (Mil.) Not assigned to any company or regiment. (Law) Not taken or arrested. --R. Junius.

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. 1 Not married or involved in a romantic relationship. 2 Not attached, not connected with or belonging to a particular group or organization.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 15c., "not arrested or seized," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of attach (v.). Meaning "not associated with any body or institution" is recorded from 1796; sense of "single, not engaged or married" is first attested 1874.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
adj. not fastened together not associated in an exclusive sexual relationship [syn: uncommitted ] [ant: attached ] (of animals) able to swim about; not attached [syn: free-swimming ]

Usage examples of unattached.

Philyra, unmarried and unattached, accepted, and the youthful Metis begged to be allowed to go with her.

She had two brilliant and unattached young men dining with her--one, Michael Quarrington, a lion in the artistic world, and the other, Antoine Davilof, who showed unmistakable symptoms of developing sooner or later into a lion in the musical world.

We all knew Sarge had a thrustersult, but nothing was more frightening than being unattached and unable to reach safe haven.

A wide-open, Lens-to-Lens conference with all the Lensmen, especially all Unattached Lensmen, who can be reached.

That is, she thought that she did so then, and rather wondered at the frictionless ease with which it went through: it had simply not occurred to her that in the instant of being made an Unattached Lensman she had been freed automatically from every man-made restraint.

Chivas Regal, Robert considered the motley collection of individuals who, for reasons of their own, remained like him, unattached and available, and decided he would be better off going home--alone.

I was officially unattached and available, though I suspect even marriage would not have prevented most of those young men from pursuing me.

Andrew told himself when thinking about it afterward, that had kept him unattached at a time when many of his contemporaries were marrying in their early twenties.

For a man with such a smooth-skinned body he had extremely hairy legs, she thought, sitting on the bed and staring at the unattached limbs.

Someone who was fit and strong and unattached, with a smashing wardrobe and his own boat.

Always on the look out for an unattached man of adequate means and submissive personality so popular rumour would have it.

Flirting through eye contact with many of the younger, unattached males.

Had watched her silently flirt with everyone unattached male with whom she made eye contact as he made his way to her side.

Your type of personality goes best with Unattached statusany age, any place, wherever and whenever you may be needed.

For the Unattached officer might rove up and down the time lanes, rescuing the distressed and arresting the lawbreaker and keeping the fabric of human destiny secure.