What does the word unwary mean?

Usage examples for unwary

  1. We plunged down Montgomery Street in the teeth of the wind that dashed the spray in our faces at one moment, lulled an instant the better to deceive the unwary, and then leaped at us from behind corners with the impetuous rush of some great animal that turned to vapor as it reached us. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  2. The ways were fortunately dry and clean for London, though occasionally deep holes and furrows in the road menaced perils to the unwary horseman. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton