unprepared

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ prepared

AdjectiveEdit

unprepared (comparative more unprepared, superlative most unprepared)

  1. Not prepared; caught by surprise.
    The castle was unprepared for the assault.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

unprepared (plural unprepareds)

  1. A black mark given to a pupil who arrives at a lesson without the necessary items or preparation.
    • 1983, Ronald B. Lansing, Skylarks and lecterns: a law school charter (page 116)
      "He's got another rule: Whenever he gets three unprepareds in a row, he leaves the classroom."