uncopyrightable

adjective
un·​copy·​right·​able | \ ˌən-ˈkä-pē-ˌrī-tə-bəl How to pronounce uncopyrightable (audio) \

Definition of uncopyrightable

: not able or allowed to be protected by copyright an uncopyrightable photograph

Examples of uncopyrightable in a Sentence

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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First Known Use of uncopyrightable

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncopyrightable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncopyrightable. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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