unprintable

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adjective un·print·able \ˌən-ˈprin-tə-bəl\

Definition of unprintable

  1. :  unfit to be printed; especially :  too obscene or offensive to be shown in print unprintable epithets

Examples of unprintable in a sentence

  1. I can't tell you what he said because it's unprintable.

  2. Does the file contain any unprintable characters?

1830

First Known Use of unprintable

1830


UNPRINTABLE Defined for English Language Learners

unprintable

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adjective un·print·able \ˌən-ˈprin-tə-bəl\

Definition of unprintable for English Language Learners

  • : too offensive or shocking to be printed or published

  • : unable to be printed


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