Definition of unprintable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈprɪntəb(ə)l/


(Of words, comments, or thoughts) too offensive or shocking to be published: Peter’s first reply was unprintable
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  • Watching a not-so-nimble journalist climb a narrow 8m high ladder is, it seems from the reaction of the pros, a fantastic spectator sport but my thoughts are unprintable as I try desperately to cling on to my life - and my dinner.
  • ‘I don't want to use any unprintable words,’ the head of assessment and evaluation at the Dyslexia Institute's education centre at York University says carefully.
  • HELEN FIELDING'S Bridget Jones burst on our subconscious with a wonderful candour and contributed singleton apart from other unprintable words to our lexicon.



I have unprintably strong views
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  • We did straw polls in the sections and the replies were unanimously and unprintably opposed to the offer.
  • While I didn't make up these stories, I had to make some of them down - they were unprintably creative.
  • And Lynch delivers an unprintably funny line about always having to drive the getaway car.

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