unpronounceable

adjective
un·​pro·​nounce·​able | \ ˌən-prə-ˈnau̇n(t)-sə-bəl How to pronounce unpronounceable (audio) \

Definition of unpronounceable

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

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Plus, quinoa and amaranth (two of-the-moment ancient grains) are downright unpronounceable for some. Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "Why "Clean Eating" Is Total B.S., According to a Nutritionist," 29 Nov. 2018 In fact, many occultists believe that the appearance of 11:11 is connected to the tetragrammaton — the unpronounceable four-letter name for the God of Israel. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, "The Basics of Numerology: How to Calculate Your Life Path and Destiny Numbers," 16 July 2018 And just what were those unpronounceable ingredients? Susan Ince, Good Housekeeping, "Keep the Glow, Lose the Wrinkles," 17 May 2012 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

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1620, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unpronounceable was in 1620

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unpronounceable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unpronounceable

: impossible or very difficult to say

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