uncopyrightable

adjective

un·​copy·​right·​able ˌən-ˈkä-pē-ˌrī-tə-bəl How to pronounce uncopyrightable (audio)
: not able or allowed to be protected by copyright
an uncopyrightable photograph

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web At some point along the continuum from merely aiding to independently creating music, Jukedeck produces works that may be as uncopyrightable as Naruto’s Monkey Selfie. James Sammataro, Billboard, 12 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncopyrightable was in 1926

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Cite this Entry

“Uncopyrightable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncopyrightable. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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