unwearable

adjective un·wear·able \ ˌən-ˈwer-ə-bəl \
|Updated on: 26 Jun 2018

Definition of unwearable

: unable or unsuitable to be worn : not wearable
  • … this one simple repair can restore an unwearable garment to all its former glory.
  • —Lindsley Cameron
  • … clothes that are conceptually brilliant—but, alas, completely unwearable.
  • Vogue

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First Known Use of unwearable

circa 1775

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