Share this entry

American English: /ɪnˈtərmənəb(ə)l/
British English: /ɪnˈtəːmɪnəb(ə)l/

Translation of interminable in Spanish:


  • the opera seemed interminable
    la opera me pareció interminable or eterna
    Example sentences
    • There was the usual interminable discussion about it at half time and afterwards.
    • It was the interminable non-story about some guy's grad night woes that finally blew my patience out the back door.
    • At least this would be less boring than those interminable slide shows he gave us in days gone by.

Definition of interminable in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score:
    Word of the day doofus
    Pronunciation: ˈduːfʌs
    a stupid person
    Cultural fact of the day


    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.