[ UK /ʌnlˈɒkt/ ]
[ US /ənˈɫɑkt/ ]
[ US /ənˈɫɑkt/ ]
not firmly fastened or secured
an unbarred door
went through the unlatched gate into the street
an unlocked room
How To Use unlocked In A Sentence
- We drove home in silence and, when he parked in our long driveway, I stopped to pluck some ixora flowers while Nnamabia unlocked the front door. Excerpt: The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
- Police believe a gang of up to five men were responsible for a raid on a Melksham store in which hundreds of pounds were stolen from an unlocked office.
- McWilliams levelled his gun and Glennon pulled open the van's unlocked doors.
- The man unlocked his old-fashioned, roll-top desk and took out a tin box. THE WITCH TREE SYMBOL
- In Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief, diamond-nabber Bill Mason notes notes a strange security trend: people will spend big bucks to have a whole host ultra-sophisticated locks on their front doors -- but they'll put something flimsy on the back door, or leave the windows unlocked altogether. Defense Tech: Lock the back door, too
- I unlocked your desk drawer and found your pack of evidence.
- He turned back towards the door and slowly unlatched each latch and unlocked each lock behind him.
- He unlocked the car and threw the coat on to the back seat.
- I solved the combination for the lock, unlocked it, and pulled open my locker.
- Played with mercurial Elan by Joseph Fiennes, Shakespeare gets unlocked when he meets Viola de Lesseps (Gwyneth Paltrow, sizzling with sensual intelligence), a stage-struck young aristocrat who disguises herself as a boy so she can act in the males-only Elizabethan theater. Close-Up On Will