Definition of unprintable
: unfit to be printed; especially : too obscene or offensive to be shown in print unprintable epithets
Examples of unprintable in a Sentence
I can't tell you what he said because it's unprintable.
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Recent Examples of unprintable from the Web
This online saloon is where, last week, an anonymous Reddit user named after Han Solo (plus an unprintable anatomical part) posted an old video clip of Trump pummeling another performer at a professional wrestling match.
The Washington Post's Avi Selk notes that the gif did not come from Big Don himself, but appears to have been generated by a Trump-supporting reddit user whose username is unprintable in the august pages of this much-vaunted newsletter.
A cashier at a doughnut shop called the American president something unprintable.
The author, who was gay, reportedly felt that prevailing legal and social mores would render the book unprintable during his lifetime.
There was a bit of a scuffle and some unprintable words said — but no punches thrown — before the lawmakers were separated.
But, as related by a recovering addict with an unprintable name (his initials were F.H.), the stories had an underlying sense of connection, possibility and unknown worlds.
Her greeting involved an unprintable rant about thin motel walls and oversexed festivalgoers.
During the recent phone interview, Lucas had some choice words about the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency, most of them unprintable.
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Definition of unprintable for English Language Learners
: too offensive or shocking to be printed or published
: unable to be printed
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