The definition of unlikely is something that is probably not going to happen or that has a very slim chance of occurring.adjective
The chance of snow in June in Florida is an example of something that would be described as unlikely.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- not likely to happen or be true; improbable
- not likely to succeed; not promising
Origin: ME unlikly, prob. based on ON ūlīkligr
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adjective un·like·li·er, un·like·li·est
- Not likely; improbable.
- Not promising; likely to fail.
- un·likeˈli·ness noun