Definition of inaudible
- inaudible comments
She spoke so quietly that she was almost inaudible.
The sound is inaudible to humans but can be heard by dogs.
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With its negative prefix in-, inaudible means the opposite of audible. What's clearly audible to you may be inaudible to your elderly grandfather. Modern spy technology can turn inaudible conversations into audible ones with the use of high-powered directional microphones, so if you think you're being spied on, make sure there's a lot of other noise around you. And if you don't want everyone around you to know you're bored, keep your sighs inaudible.
First Known Use: 1601See Words from the same year
: impossible to hear : not audible
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