unmistakable

[ uhn-mi-stey-kuh-buhl ]
/ ˌʌn mɪˈsteɪ kə bəl /

adjective

not mistakable; clear; obvious.

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Origin of unmistakable

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

OTHER WORDS FROM unmistakable

un·mis·tak·a·ble·ness, nounun·mis·tak·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unmistakable

unmistakable

unmistakeable

/ (ˌʌnmɪsˈteɪkəbəl) /

adjective

not mistakable; clear, obvious, or unambiguous

Derived forms of unmistakable

unmistakableness or unmistakeableness, noununmistakably or unmistakeably, adverb
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