unprintable

adjective un·print·able \ ˌən-ˈprin-tə-bəl \
Updated on: 9 May 2018

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

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

  2. Does the file contain any unprintable characters?

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First Known Use of unprintable

1830

in the meaning defined above

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UNPRINTABLE Defined for English Language Learners

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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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