Adjective "unripely" definition and examples

(Unripely may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/(ˌ)ʌnˈrʌɪpli/

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Definitions and examples

adverb

In an unripe manner; not ripely.

    More definitions

    1. not ripe; immature; not fully developed: unripe fruit.

    2. too early; premature.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "greens can be unripely."

    Origin

    (unripe)Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Elyot (c1490–1546), humanist and diplomat. From unripe + -ly.