unmistakable

adjective
un·​mis·​tak·​able | \ ˌən-mə-ˈstā-kə-bəl How to pronounce unmistakable (audio) \

Definition of unmistakable

: not capable of being mistaken or misunderstood : clear

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Other Words from unmistakable

unmistakably \ ˌən-​mə-​ˈstā-​kə-​blē How to pronounce unmistakable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unmistakable in a Sentence

a glint in his eye that was an unmistakable expression of greed
Recent Examples on the Web While Archegos is smaller and less systemically important than Long-Term Capital Management was, the similarities between the two margin calls are unmistakable. Daniel Tenreiro, National Review, "The Unwinding of Bill Hwang’s Archegos Has Few Systemic Implications," 30 Mar. 2021 The message was unmistakable: The shootings were partly Mr. Trump’s fault. William Mcgurn, WSJ, "All Trump’s Codependents," 29 Mar. 2021 The flavor is unmistakable: earthy green banana and taro cut by savory sofrito, briny capers and delicate crab meat. New York Times, "Von’s Essential Recipes," 22 Mar. 2021 Hagler was unmistakable in the ring, fighting out of a southpaw stance with his bald head glistening in the lights. Tim Dahlberg, Star Tribune, "Boxing great Marvelous Marvin Hagler dies at 66," 13 Mar. 2021 Hagler was unmistakable in the ring, fighting out of a southpaw stance with his bald head glistening in the lights. Tim Dahlberg, ajc, "Boxing great Marvelous Marvin Hagler dies at 66," 14 Mar. 2021 Fijiri shares broad but unmistakable similarities to the various vocal traditions of South African folk music, including in the KwaZulu-Natal region, where the celebrated jazz pianist Nduduzo Makhathini grew up. New York Times, "5 Things to Do This Weekend," 4 Feb. 2021 The cookies pick up a lovely flavor of orange that is subtle but unmistakable. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Cookies make the holidays merry: 5 great recipes," 9 Dec. 2020 With her red bob haircut, trademark round eyeglasses and black turtleneck sweater, Carol Connolly was a welcome and unmistakable fixture at literary events around the Twin Cities for decades. Laurie Hertzel, Star Tribune, "Carol Connolly, St. Paul's first poet laureate, dies at 85," 23 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of unmistakable

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmistakable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmistakable. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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unmistakable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unmistakable

: not capable of being mistaken or misunderstood

unmistakable

adjective
un·​mis·​tak·​able | \ ˌən-mə-ˈstā-kə-bəl How to pronounce unmistakable (audio) \

Kids Definition of unmistakable

: impossible to mistake for anything else We smelled the unmistakable odor of a skunk.

Other Words from unmistakable

unmistakably \ -​blē \ adverb

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