uncatchable

adjective
un·​catch·​able | \ ˌən-ˈka-chə-bəl How to pronounce uncatchable (audio) , -ˈke- \

Definition of uncatchable

: unable to be caught : not catchable an uncatchable runner an uncatchable fly ball

Examples of uncatchable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The result is an off-schedule, high, outside and uncatchable ball. Ellis L. Williams, cleveland, "What Baker Mayfield is doing wrong — and right — with his red-zone throws: Film Review," 29 Nov. 2020 Wright also committed pass interference during the second quarter on a pass for Michael Wilson that was virtually uncatchable. oregonlive, "10 takeaways from Oregon’s season-opening win over Stanford," 9 Nov. 2020 Tom Brady’s pass was uncatchable out of the back of the end zone. Pat Leonard, courant.com, "Giants notebook: Flag pickup on two-point conversion was correct call; does Golden Tate want to be traded?," 3 Nov. 2020 The talented wideout was one of the unluckiest players in football with a ridiculous 42 percent of his targets deemed uncatchable (thanks Kyle Allen) by Pro Football Focus. Eddie Brown, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Fantasy Football: 32 sleepers and busts for 2020 NFL season," 4 Sep. 2020 The talented wideout was one of the unluckiest players in football with a ridiculous 42 percent of his targets deemed uncatchable (thanks Kyle Allen) by Pro Football Focus. Eddie Brown, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Fantasy Football: 32 sleepers and busts for 2020 NFL season," 4 Sep. 2020 The talented wideout was one of the unluckiest players in football with a ridiculous 42 percent of his targets deemed uncatchable (thanks Kyle Allen) by Pro Football Focus. Eddie Brown, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Fantasy Football: 32 sleepers and busts for 2020 NFL season," 4 Sep. 2020 Just before halftime, Mullens threw low and uncatchable to Jerick McKinnon, who was standing, an unmoving target. Scott Ostler, SFChronicle.com, "49ers’ Nick Mullens had his chance to shine and instead flopped in the spotlight," 4 Oct. 2020 The talented wideout was one of the unluckiest players in football with a ridiculous 42 percent of his targets deemed uncatchable (thanks Kyle Allen) by Pro Football Focus. Eddie Brown, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Fantasy Football: 32 sleepers and busts for 2020 NFL season," 4 Sep. 2020

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1824, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncatchable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncatchable. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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