uncheckable

adjective

un·​check·​able ˌən-ˈche-kə-bəl How to pronounce uncheckable (audio)
: unable to be checked: such as
a
: unable to be hindered, slowed, or restrained
an uncheckable force
b
: unable to be verified
an uncheckable alibi
uncheckable facts

Examples of uncheckable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If anything, the CIA has even more discretion and the imperative of secrecy makes its operations practically uncheckable — and certainly not checkable by court prosecutions. Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review, 22 Oct. 2022 Neither of these points necessarily mean Welker has uncontrollable or uncheckable biases: Everyone’s parents have opinions. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 21 Oct. 2020 The Constitution gives no government official uncheckable power. Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review, 2 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1742, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncheckable was in 1742

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Cite this Entry

“Uncheckable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncheckable. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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