inedible

adjective in·ed·i·ble \ (ˌ)i-ˈne-də-bəl \
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

Definition of inedible

: not fit to be eaten

Examples of inedible in a Sentence

  1. The steak was overcooked, but not inedible.

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First Known Use of inedible

1786

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INEDIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of inedible for English Language Learners

  • : not suitable or safe to eat : not edible


INEDIBLE Defined for Kids

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adjective in·ed·i·ble \ in-ˈe-də-bəl \

Definition of inedible for Students

: not fit for eating

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