unmistakable

[uhn-mi-stey-kuh-buh l]

adjective

not mistakable; clear; obvious.

Nearby words

  1. unmet,
  2. unmetered,
  3. unmew,
  4. unmindful,
  5. unmissable,
  6. unmiter,
  7. unmitigated,
  8. unmitre,
  9. unmixed,
  10. unmoderated

Origin of unmistakable

First recorded in 1660–70; un-1 + mistakable

Related formsun·mis·tak·a·ble·ness, nounun·mis·tak·a·bly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for unmistakable

unmistakable

unmistakeable

adjective

not mistakable; clear, obvious, or unambiguous
Derived Formsunmistakableness or unmistakeableness, noununmistakably or unmistakeably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for unmistakable

unmistakable

adj.

1660s, from un- (1) "not" + mistake + -able. Related: Unmistakably.

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