unprintable

[uhn-prin-tuh-buh l]
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adjective

improper or unfit for print, especially because of obscenity or offensiveness.

Nearby words

  1. unprepared,
  2. unprepossessing,
  3. unpretentious,
  4. unpriced,
  5. unprincipled,
  6. unprison,
  7. unprizable,
  8. unprocessed,
  9. unproductive,
  10. unprofessional

Origin of unprintable

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

Related formsun·print·a·ble·ness, nounun·print·a·bly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for unprintable

unprintable

adjective

unsuitable for printing for reasons of obscenity, libel, bad taste, etc
Derived Formsunprintableness, noununprintably, adverb

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