incapable of being imitated or copied; surpassing imitation; matchless.
Origin of inimitable
Related formsin·im·i·ta·bil·i·ty, in·im·i·ta·ble·ness, nounin·im·i·ta·bly, adverb
From the Latin
dating back to 1525–35.
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Examples from the Web for inimitably
Historical Examples of inimitably
That's what Marian keeps before me; that's what papa himself, as I say, so inimitably does.
The Halfbreed was inimitably cool, his face was a perfect mask.
There was never a town so inimitably drowsy or so sternly uncompetitive.
How inimitably graceful children are before they learn to dance!
Some paper calls it inimitably droll, which I think rather nice.
British Dictionary definitions for inimitably
Derived Formsinimitability or inimitableness, nouninimitably, adverb
incapable of being duplicated or imitated; unique
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Word Origin and History for inimitably
late 15c., from Latin inimitabilis "that cannot be imitated," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + imitabilis (see imitable). Related: Inimitably.
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