Synonyms for unripe

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uhn-rahyp
Phonetic Transcription : ʌnˈraɪp

Définition of unripe

Origin :
  • Old English unripe "premature" (in reference to death), from un- (1) "not" + ripe. Meaning "immature, not fully developed (of fruit, etc.) is recorded from mid-13c. Cf. Middle Dutch onrijp, Old High German unrifi, German unreif.
  • adj raw
  • adj inexperienced
Example sentences :
  • East Indian is more highly charged with unripe cotton than American.
  • Extract from : « Textiles » by William H. Dooley
  • They must be of the sour kind but, as said, they must not be unripe.
  • Extract from : « The Italian Cook Book » by Maria Gentile
  • Green apples and other unripe fruits are not yet ready to be eaten.
  • Extract from : « Child's Health Primer For Primary Classes » by Jane Andrews
  • You can tell this by the difference in the taste of ripe and unripe apples.
  • Extract from : « Child's Health Primer For Primary Classes » by Jane Andrews
  • What is the use of feeding people with unripe or half-baked stuff?
  • Extract from : « The Goose Man » by Jacob Wassermann
  • Either it was unripe or else had begun to rot in the centre.
  • Extract from : « Poor Folk in Spain » by Jan Gordon
  • In this condition it is called "green," unripe or not cured.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Cheese » by Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
  • What scholar is not a sufferer from this form of unripe virtue?
  • Extract from : « Outlines of Educational Doctrine » by John Frederick Herbart
  • The young Quaker looked as if he had been offered an unripe persimmon.
  • Extract from : « Heroes of To-Day » by Mary R. Parkman
  • The unripe carpels are sometimes pickled, and used as a substitute for capers.
  • Extract from : « Botany for Ladies » by Jane Loudon

Antonyms for unripe

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