un·​beat·​able | \ˌən-ˈbē-tə-bəl \

Definition of unbeatable 

1 : not capable of being defeated

2 : possessing unsurpassable qualities

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unbeatably \ˌən-​ˈbē-​tə-​blē \ adverb

Examples of unbeatable in a Sentence

a restaurant with unbeatable food The store has unbeatable prices.

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Even before last season was over, the Rockets were hatching a plan to beat a team that seemed awfully unbeatable. Ben Cohen, WSJ, "The Warriors and Cavs Will Meet Again. Here’s Why This Time Is Different," 29 May 2018 American John Isner believes he’s playing unbeatable tennis at the Miami Open and a look at his results makes that assertion hard to refute. Sandra Harawitt, miamiherald, "Playing his best tennis in a long time, Isner stuns the crowd favorite at the Miami Open | Miami Herald," 30 Mar. 2018 Overstock is already known for offering great prices on everything from furniture to clothing, so when there's a major sale, the deals are pretty much unbeatable. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "Overstock's Anniversary Sale Is Here, And It's Got Some Killer Fall Sales," 1 Oct. 2018 Calhoun County, Illinois, is unbeatable for Red Havens and every other variety. John Kass, chicagotribune.com, "Who knew peaches could be so political?," 12 July 2018 Jarrett Stidham, Auburn It’s no coincidence that Auburn is nearly unbeatable when Stidham has room to operate. Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY, "The 10 best quarterbacks in college football," 26 June 2018 Expert predictions for the 2018 Tony Awards forecasted that the new installment of J.K. Rowling's blockbuster wizardry saga, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, was unbeatable for best play honors. Lexy Perez, The Hollywood Reporter, "Tonys: Andrew Garfield, Laurie Metcalf Among Hollywood Winners," 10 June 2018 However Portugal hardly has looked unbeatable since blitzing through World Cup qualifying with one loss in 10 games, led by Ronaldo’s 15 goals. Kevin Baxter, latimes.com, "Who’s better, Ronaldo or Messi? World Cup could end the debate," 5 June 2018 Its economic expansion is outpacing even China’s, inflation is in check, its budget deficit seemed to be shrinking and its popular prime minister had looked unbeatable. Corinne Abrams, WSJ, "Rupee’s Fall Points to Uncertain Future for Investment in India," 30 May 2018

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First Known Use of unbeatable

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of unbeatable

: not capable of being defeated

: very good or excellent

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