adjective. not confined or restricted with a tether.
Example sentences of the word untethered
1. Verb, past tense
“Joining up” is when your horse follows you at your side untethered.
2. Verb, past participle
If the eggs were just floating around untethered, they could end up inside a filter, get caught inside a fountain, or catch the attention of a hungry fish and become lunch.
Instructions: Loop one end of an elastic band to the dish rack, weave the band around the stem of a wine glass, and then knot the untethered end to the dish rack.