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unprintable

[ uhn-prin-tuh-buhl ]
/ ʌnˈprɪn tə bəl /
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adjective
improper or unfit for print, especially because of obscenity or offensiveness.
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Origin of unprintable

First recorded in 1855–60; un-1 + printable

OTHER WORDS FROM unprintable

un·print·a·ble·ness, nounun·print·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unprintable

unprintable
/ (ʌnˈprɪntəbəl) /

adjective
unsuitable for printing for reasons of obscenity, libel, bad taste, etc

Derived forms of unprintable

unprintableness, noununprintably, adverb
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