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
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.
Weyers argues that instead of dismissing 3-D printing or trying to keep their key profiles secret, lockmakers should produce more bump resistant locks with electronic elements or unprintable parts.
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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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