- The definition of ill equipped is a state of being without the tools or capabilities to accomplish or cope with something or to do some task.
A person with no umbrella or raincoat is an example of a person who is ill equipped to deal with the rain.
This girl is ill-equipped for the rain.
ill-equipped definition by Webster's New World
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not properly equipped; poorly prepared
ill-equipped definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Poorly or inadequately equipped.