un·​re·​turn·​able | \ ˌən-ri-ˈtər-nə-bəl How to pronounce unreturnable (audio) \

Definition of unreturnable

: not allowed to be returned : not returnable unreturnable merchandise

Examples of unreturnable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then Willow followed with a huge ace that was unreturnable, and the die was cast. Joe Magill, cleveland, 13 Nov. 2021 Would Gobert playing tennis lead to a too-fast, steep-angle, unreturnable serve? Andy Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Nov. 2021 Yet to see the 7-foot Opelka move effortlessly around the court is to watch someone who can do much more than crank out unreturnable serves. Adam Zagoria, Forbes, 31 Aug. 2021 Jack Brooks boomed a pair of unreturnable punts, including one that went 50 yards. Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, 25 Oct. 2020 Sanders also boomed all but one of his kickoffs deep into the end zone, making most of them unreturnable. Omar Kelly, sun-sentinel.com, 25 Sep. 2020 Alexis Aymond was the instigator to the uprising when strong serving on her part led to a string of unreturnable serves. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, 23 Aug. 2019 Almost every time, Driscoll delivered an unreturnable punt. Will Larkin, chicagotribune.com, 30 July 2019 Williams, down by 15-30, unleashed three unreturnable serves to win the game. New York Times, 28 May 2018 See More

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First Known Use of unreturnable

1740, in the meaning defined above

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“Unreturnable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unreturnable. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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