HyperDic: unfamiliar

English > 1 sense of the word unfamiliar:
ADJECTIVEallunfamiliarnot known or well known
unfamiliar > pronunciation
Soundsah.nfahmih'lyer
Rhymesbehavior ... Xavier: 32 rhymes with yer...
English > unfamiliar: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningnot known or well known.
Examples
  • "a name unfamiliar to most"
  • "be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings"
Attribute offamiliarityusualness by virtue of being familiar or well known
Narrowerstrange, unknownnot known before
unacquainted, unacquainted with, unfamiliar withHaving little or no knowledge of
See alsoforeign, strangerelating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
unknownnot known
Oppositefamiliarwell known or easily recognized
Spanishdesconocido, extraño, poco familiar
Catalandesconegut
Nounsunfamiliarityunusualness as a consequence of not being well known

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