- an indelible pencil
Examples of indelible in a Sentence
- But the most indelible evening of the rebellion for me was the night I had first got beaten. —Amiri Baraka, The Autobiography of Leroi Jones, 1984
- All wars change society and hence leave an indelible imprint on literary culture. —Michiko Kakutani, New York Times Book Review, 15 Apr. 1984
- The illustrator of children's books surpasses other artists in the impressionability of his audience; it is beyond calculation, no doubt, what touches will produce an indelible effect, when the receiving surface of a child's psyche is so soft and mysteriously laden and momentous with its own raw energy. —John Updike, New York Times Book Review, 4 Dec. 1983
winning the state basketball championship was our team's most indelible experience
Recent Examples of indelible from the Web
Remains and indelible parts, such as egg shells and bones, are turned into compost that is handed back to the farmers.
Miró, whose Mediterranean landscapes refracted into constellation-like forms as his career progressed, is an indelible part of the artistic history of Barcelona and the world at large.
Advanced metrics may be an indelible part of baseball, but another strategy is becoming invaluable to the game: harnessing the power of the mind.
And then there is the indelible ink, designed to stain voters’ fingers for a week to identify those who have already cast their ballots.
Use indelible ink to identify contents on the can lid.
Despite the dissolution of the group, Rand had left an indelible mark on her followers and the culture at-large.
Now, 10 years after forging an indelible mark as a songwriter, Renea is stepping up to the mike as a singer, too.
Comedy Store matriarch Mitzi Shore’s indelible mark on the Hollywood stand-up circuit was cemented long ago.
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INDELIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
: impossible to remove or forget
: producing marks that cannot be erased
INDELIBLE Defined for Kids
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