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English definition of “untrained”

untrained

adjective     /ʌnˈtreɪnd/
never having been taught the skills for a particular job: untrained staffInexperienced (of people)Naive and trusting
the untrained eye someone without the skill or knowledge to judge what they see: To the untrained eye, most fake diamonds look real.Inexperienced (of people)Naive and trusting
(Definition of untrained adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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