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 unwritten unwritten

adj

  • ( ) based on custom rather than documentation  ( unwritten )
    based on custom rather than documentation
     an unwritten law
    an unwritten law
     rites...so ancient that they well might have had their unwritten origins in Aurignacian times
    rites...so ancient that they well might have had their unwritten origins in Aurignacian times
  • said or done without having been planned or written in advance  ( ad-lib, spontaneous, unwritten )
    said or done without having been planned or written in advance
     he made a few ad-lib remarks
    he made a few ad-lib remarks
  • using speech rather than writing  ( oral, unwritten )
    using speech rather than writing
     an oral tradition
    an oral tradition
     an oral agreement
    an oral agreement


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