Definition of inedible
: not fit to be eaten
Examples of inedible in a Sentence
The steak was overcooked, but not inedible.
Recent Examples of inedible from the Web
The outer layer, the husk, is inedible, removed and discarded.
Some inedible plant could perhaps contain the genetics to revolutionize agriculture, but researchers need its genetics to be able to figure that out.
Entries include crystal jelly, aromatic coffee and hot Cheetos slime, featuring real (though inedible) Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.
There’s an edible casein, which is added to supplements in food and beverages, and an inedible casein, which is used in this fabric.
Now, the International Space Station is boldly going to attempt something previously thought inedible in space: bread.
The movie has plenty of dramatic potential, but the dish is all but inedible.
This doesn’t make the egg inedible, but the white along the crack will get a little rubbery.
But as the foliage ages, the oak trees deposit bitter tannin compounds in their leaves, making the plant matter difficult to digest or downright inedible.
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Definition of inedible for English Language Learners
: not suitable or safe to eat : not edible
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Definition of inedible for Students
: not fit for eating
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