verb (used with object), pro·nounced, pro·nounc·ing.
verb (used without object), pro·nounced, pro·nounc·ing.
Origin of pronounce
Examples from the Web for unpronounceable
This pack of weirdos forms the (unpronounceable) band Soronprfbs.Michael Fassbender Plays A Rocker in A Papier-Mâché Head in the Strange Sundance Film ‘Frank’|Marlow Stern|January 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First comes a visitor, who turns out to be a 'man with an idea,' just home from an unpronounceable address in Scandinavia.Ireland In The New Century|Horace Plunkett
He had had a week with a friend at a place with an unpronounceable name.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Our names were called in English style, the high-chief wife of Mr. St— (an unpronounceable something); Mrs. Straw, and the like.Vailima Letters|Robert Louis Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for unpronounceable (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for unpronounceable (2 of 2)
Word Origin for pronounce
Word Origin and History for unpronounceable
early 14c., "to declare officially;" late 14c., "to speak, utter," from Old French prononcier "declare, speak out, pronounce" (late 13c., Modern French prononcer), from Late Latin pronunciare, from Latin pronuntiare "to proclaim, announce; pronounce, utter," from pro- "forth, out, in public" (see pro-) + nuntiare "announce," from nuntius "messenger" (see nuncio). With reference to the mode of sounding words or languages, it is attested from 1620s (but cf. pronunciation in this sense early 15c.). Related: Pronounced; pronouncing.