unpronounceable

adjective
un·pro·nounce·able | \ ˌən-prə-ˈnau̇n(t)-sə-bəl \

Definition of unpronounceable 

: impossible or very difficult to say : not pronounceable an unpronounceable sequence of letters an unpronounceable name

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Antetokounmpo's name, which has gone from unpronounceable to household status, is entrenched in the MVP conversation. Matt Velazquez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Giannis Antetokounmpo has gone from rising star to household name," 17 Feb. 2018 About 70 percent of consumers say that using baby products free of allergens and unpronounceable ingredients is very important to them, according to an AlixPartners survey. Bloomberg.com, "P&G Bets Natural Pampers Can Help Build Trust With Millennials," 21 Feb. 2018 The float is meant to illustrate the backstories of the nine Muses, the Greek demigoddesses in charge of art, music, literature, theater and unpronounceable Uptown streets. Doug Maccash, NOLA.com, "Muses' new Goddessey Mardi Gras float is seriously fabulous," 6 Feb. 2018 The unpronounceable Convenrt, for instance, is in Colgate toothpaste’s classic white-on-red script. Patricia Laya, Bloomberg.com, "Never Heard of Hoed & Shouders? It’s a Top Seller in Venezuela," 8 Dec. 2017 The unpronounceable Convenrt, for instance, is in Colgate toothpaste’s classic white-on-red script. Fortune, "Chinese Knockoff Brands Are Taking Inflation-Ravaged Venezuela By Storm," 8 Dec. 2017 There's exploding plumbing, too, unleashing rivers of raw sewage, and a slew of desperate neighbors with unpronounceable foreign-sounding names who come a-knocking, looking for refuge from the disaster. Andrea Simakis, cleveland.com, "Eric Coble's world-premiere farce 'The Family Claxon' at Cleveland Public Theatre is a fun-house mirror for America (review)," 20 Oct. 2017 Ironically enough, though, the 1992 album that launched Prince’s new, unpronounceable name -- which turns 25 today (Oct. 13) kicks off with a reminder of his legal one. William Goodman, Billboard, "Prince Changed His Name and the Music World With His 'Love Symbol' Album," 13 Oct. 2017 Dishes are unpronounceable because of a language barrier, not the obscure naming conventions of a tattoo clad chef. Shakirah Simley, Longreads, "How Food Can Be a Platform for Activism," 5 Oct. 2017

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1620, in the meaning defined above

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