- 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.
not properly equipped; poorly prepared
Poorly or inadequately equipped.
(comparative more ill-equipped, superlative most ill-equipped)
- Not well equipped; lacking important resources and supplies