Definition of unputdownable in English:

unputdownable

Line breaks: un|put¦down|able
Pronunciation: /ʌnpʊtˈdaʊnəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

informal
  • (Of a book) so engrossing that one cannot stop reading it: ‘this book is unputdownable!’ screech the publicists
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    • The Unfortunates by Laurie Graham was my unputdownable book of the year.
    • Soft-spoken Italians, as Frances Stonor Saunders explains in this superb and quite unputdownable book, found Hawkwood's name impossible to pronounce.
    • Those who have read Karin Slaughter's previous novels and were looking forward to another unputdownable book will not be disappointed.

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