un·​put·​down·​able | \ ˌən-ˌpu̇t-ˈdau̇n-ə-bəl How to pronounce unputdownable (audio) \

Definition of unputdownable

: unable to be set aside : riveting an unputdownable book

Examples of unputdownable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The pulse-inducing unputdownable tale about the disappearance of four children on a family cruise, Do Not Become Alarmed is a powerful suspense that will leave readers asking themselves if family truly keeps us safe. Redbook, "20 Books You Need to Take to the Beach This Summer," 17 May 2017 Julien Dossena showed Paco Rabanne girls to the disco dancefloor, a going-out escape that sparklingly reflects the spirit of unputdownable youth. Sarah Mower, Vogue, "The Top 12 Collections of Paris Fashion Week," 4 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of unputdownable

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Unputdownable.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unputdownable?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=u&file=unput01v. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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