unmentionable(redirected from unmentionability)
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Not fit to be mentioned or discussed; unspeakable: unmentionable words.
1. One that is not to be mentioned.
2. unmentionables Underclothes.
a. unsuitable or forbidden as a topic of conversation
b. (as noun): the unmentionable.
un•men•tion•a•ble(ʌnˈmɛn ʃə nə bəl)
1. inappropriate, unfit, or improper to be mentioned; unspeakable.n.
2. something that is not to be mentioned.
b. (formerly) trousers or breeches.
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|Noun||1.||unmentionable - a garment worn under other garments|
body stocking - a one-piece tight-fitting undergarment for women that covers the torso (and may have sleeves and legs)
foundation garment, foundation - a woman's undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of the body
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
garter belt, suspender belt - a wide belt of elastic with straps hanging from it; worn by women to hold up stockings
underpants - an undergarment that covers the body from the waist no further than to the thighs; usually worn next to the skin
|Adj.||1.||unmentionable - unsuitable or forbidden as a topic of conversation; "unmentionable words"|
impermissible - not permitted; "impermissible behavior"
That may not be spoken of or uttered: