Meaning & Definition of Unfamiliar in English
1. Not known or well known
- "A name unfamiliar to most"
- "Be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings"
Examples of using
Tom was threatened with a knife on the street at night by an unfamiliar man and robbed of his money.
On the street at night, Tom was threatened by an unfamiliar man with a knife and robbed of his money.
The people we meet in books can delight us either because they resemble the friends we hold dear in real life, or because they are unfamiliar people that we are pleased to get to know.