Definition of undrinkable
: unsuitable or unpleasant to drink
Examples of undrinkable in a Sentence
The water was undrinkable and had to be boiled.
Recent Examples of undrinkable from the Web
Tap water is undrinkable, youth unemployment is estimated at 60 percent.
Tarte and those outside his home said eliminating the buffer could send lawn chemicals into the Catawba River and its lakes, making the water undrinkable and dangerous.
Ronito Eresari, 42, a farmer in the village, said the river had been muddied with nickel laterite, making well water undrinkable and killing the freshwater mollusks that villagers once collected from the banks.
Shockingly, as profits soared for many megafarmers like the Resnicks, many local residents only had access to expensive and nearly undrinkable water.
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Definition of undrinkable for English Language Learners
: unhealthy or unpleasant to drink
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