Meaning of uncircumcised in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈsəːkəmsʌɪzd/


  • 1(of a boy or man) not circumcised.

    ‘The results suggest that there are few self-reported differences in sexual health between circumcised and uncircumcised men.’
    • ‘The trial was therefore stopped and the uncircumcised men were offered circumcision.’
    • ‘Several studies reported that circumcised boys were between 10 to 39 times less likely to develop urinary tract infections during infancy than uncircumcised boys.’
    • ‘HPV DNA was detected in 19.6 percent of uncircumcised men and in 5.5 percent of circumcised men.’
    • ‘Men who have been circumcised may be six times less likely to contract the HIV virus than uncircumcised men, research carried out in India suggests.’
    • ‘I mention the Michaelangelo statue of David, that he's uncircumcised there.’
    • ‘Uncircumcised males are about 10 times more likely than circumcised males to develop a UTI before age 1.’
    • ‘Over four-fifths of all men in the world are uncircumcised.’
    1. 1.1 archaic Irreligious or pagan.
      • ‘Ye are an unruly obstinate people, whose hearts are unreformed and uncircumcised.’