unbelievable

play
adjective un·be·liev·able \-ˈlē-və-bəl\

Definition of unbelievable

  1. :  too improbable for belief <the plot is unreal and unbelievable>; also :  of such a superlative degree as to be hard to believe <the destruction was unbelievable> <made an unbelievable catch in center field>

unbelievably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of unbelievable in a sentence

  1. <a completely unbelievable story about why there was lipstick on his collar>

1548

First Known Use of unbelievable

1548


UNBELIEVABLE Defined for English Language Learners

unbelievable

play
adjective un·be·liev·able \-ˈlē-və-bəl\

Definition of unbelievable for English Language Learners

  • : difficult or impossible to believe

  • —used to describe something that is so good, bad, etc., that it is difficult to believe


UNBELIEVABLE Defined for Kids

unbelievable

play
adjective un·be·liev·able \ˌən-bə-ˈlē-və-bəl\

Definition of unbelievable for Students

  1. 1 :  too unlikely to be believed <an unbelievable excuse>

  2. 2 :  very impressive or amazing <an unbelievable catch>

unbelievably

\-blē\ adverb <unbelievably delicious>


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up unbelievable? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to trick or confuse (someone)

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ