Definition of 'unlooked-for'
Example sentences containing 'unlooked-for'
His left hand moved feebly at his side, as if fending off the unexpected sorrow and unlooked-for guilt.THE LAST RAVEN (2004)
A grave peril I saw coming unlooked-for upon Gondor from the South that will draw off great strength from the defence of Minas Tirith.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
Elladan and Elrohir have returned out of the Wild unlooked-for, and they had tidings that I wished to hear at once.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
STONE THE CROWS, IT'S A VACUUM-CLEANER (2004)
Trends of 'unlooked-for'
View usage over:
Definition of unlooked-for from the Collins English Dictionary
Protect yourself from online fraud
What to look out for to stay one step ahead of scammers
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.