Synonyms for (adjective) unwritten

Synonyms: unwritten, spontaneous, ad-lib

Definition: said or done without having been planned or written in advance

Usage: he made a few ad-lib remarks

Similar words: unscripted

Definition: not furnished with or using a script

Usage: unrehearsed and unscript spot interviews; unscripted talk shows


Synonyms: unwritten, oral

Definition: using speech rather than writing

Usage: an oral tradition; an oral agreement

Similar words: spoken

Definition: uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination

Usage: a spoken message; the spoken language; a soft-spoken person; sharp-spoken


Synonyms: unwritten

Definition: based on custom rather than documentation

Usage: an unwritten law; rites...so ancient that they well might have had their unwritten origins in Aurignacian times- J.L.T.C.Spence

Similar words: common-law

Definition: based on common law

Usage: a common-law right