unreal Definition in Cambridge British English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of "unreal" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

unrealadjective

uk   /ʌnˈrɪəl/  us   /-ˈriːl/

unreal adjective (IMAGINARY)

as if imagined; strange and dream-like: The whole bizarre evening had an unreal quality to it.

unreal adjective (SURPRISING)

C1 slang extremely or surprisingly good: He gave you £5,000? Man, that's unreal!
unreality
noun [U] uk   /ˌʌn.riˈæl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
There was an air of unreality about the visit, as if I'd stepped into another world for two weeks.
(Definition of unreal from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of unreal?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “unreal” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
field event

a sports event in which athletes take part one after the other rather than racing or competing together

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More