adjective \(ˌ)im-ˈpek-ə-bəl\

: free from fault or error

Full Definition of IMPECCABLE

:  not capable of sinning or liable to sin
:  free from fault or blame :  flawless <spoke impeccable French>
im·pec·ca·bil·i·ty \-ˌpe-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
im·pec·ca·bly \-ˈpe-kə-blē\ adverb

Examples of IMPECCABLE

  1. She has impeccable taste in music.
  2. <the etiquette expert was celebrated for her absolutely impeccable manners>
  3. Grandfather found a reason to slip in every five minutes. The empty soda cans had to be removed, the bowl of potato chips refreshed. He was sure that he moved unnoticed, like an impeccable waiter of the old school … —Darryl Pinckney, High Cotton, 1992


Latin impeccabilis, from in- + peccare to sin
First Known Use: 1531


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