[ UK /ʌnfəmˈɪli‍ə/ ]
[ US /ˌənfəˈmɪɫjɝ/ ]
  1. not known or well known
    a name unfamiliar to most
    be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings
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How To Use unfamiliar In A Sentence

  • The right back found himself in unfamiliar territory in the opposing penalty area after a swift exchange of passes that opened up Reading's defence. Times, Sunday Times
  • The geography was utterly alien to Patrick, although his unfamiliarity with the picture could have been attributed to the gaps.
  • So again if you're unfamiliar with this yarn and needle arrangement, start by knitting stripes in full needle rib.
  • She seemed unfamiliar with the concept that everyone should have an equal opportunity.
  • With three players cup-tied, one suspended and another released this month, there will be four familiar names missing, and some unfamiliar ones on the bench.
  • This may have the advantage of dragging the opponent onto unfamiliar territory. Times, Sunday Times
  • She was much applauded for her boldness in tackling the unfamiliar Balanchine style.
  • Instead, they depicted the lonely troops in real time, trudging to the next trench in the torn up countryside of an unfamiliar country. Smithsonian Mag
  • The answer, of course, lies in a word unfamiliar to as many fitness enthusiasts as it is to the bacchanalian hedonist - moderation.
  • A cat less agile than the rest of his species had been known to entangle himself in the little swing window, and to hang there all the night, sending forth unearthly caterwaulings, to the unspeakable terror of Miss Wendover's guest, unfamiliar with the mechanism of the room, and wondering what breed of Hampshire demon or afrit was thus making night hideous. The Golden Calf
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