unprintable


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un·print·a·ble

 (ŭn-prĭn′tə-bəl)
adj.
Not fit to be printed, especially because of being offensive or indecent: unprintable remarks.

unprintable

(ʌnˈprɪntəbəl)
adj
(Journalism & Publishing) unsuitable for printing for reasons of obscenity, libel, bad taste, etc
unˈprintableness n
unˈprintably adv

un•print•a•ble

(ʌnˈprɪn tə bəl)

adj.
improper or unfit for print, esp. because of obscenity or offensiveness.
[1855–60]
un•print′a•ble•ness, n.
un•print′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unprintable - unfit for print because morally or legally objectionable or offensive to good taste; "an unprintable epithet"; "unprintable pictures"
printable - fit for publication because free of material that is morally or legally objectionable; "printable language"
Translations

unprintable

[ˈʌnˈprɪntəbl] ADJ
1. (= unpublishable) [article] → impublicable
2. (hum) (= shocking) [story] → impublicable; [remark, comment] → irrepetible

unprintable

[ʌnˈprɪntəbəl] adjqu'on ne peut pas répéter
some quite unprintable stories → des histoires qu'on ne peut pas se permettre de répéter

unprintable

adjnicht druckfähig; his answer was unprintableseine Antwort war nicht druckreif

unprintable

[ʌnˈprɪntəbl] adjnon pubblicabile (fig) (word, remark) → irripetibile
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Arrived at the hotel, he sat down to write the letter--doubted--and tore it up--doubted again--and began again--doubted once more--and tore up the second letter--rose to his feet--and owned to himself (in unprintable language) that he couldn't for the life of him decide which was safest--to write or to wait.
Wadley sent a message: `The President of the Zoological Institute presents his compliments to Professor Challenger, and would take it as a personal favor if he would do them the honor to come to their next meeting.' The answer was unprintable."
If a commoner gave a noble even so much as a Damiens-scratch which didn't kill or even hurt, he got Damiens' dose for it just the same; they pulled him to rags and tatters with horses, and all the world came to see the show, and crack jokes, and have a good time; and some of the performances of the best people present were as tough, and as properly unprintable, as any that have been printed by the pleasant Casanova in his chapter about the dismember- ment of Louis XV.'s poor awkward enemy.
From the crowd beneath the winner was variously addressed: "Give it baok, you dog!" "Hang on to it, Tim!" "You won fair, Timmy!" "Give it back, you dirty robber!" Abuse unprintable as well as friendly advice was hurled at him.
The members of the dreaded sect were chatting different songs: 'free our leader, Free El-Zakzakky' and unprintable words against the administration of President Muhammodu Buhari.
This week she is bringing her latest show, whose title is simply unprintable in a family newspaper such as this, to the Ludlow Fringe Festival.
Some worshipers accused the cleric of using unprintable words against other Muslims in the mosque which they noted is anti-Islam.The Muslims said the Holy month of Ramadhan should be free from any evil doing as it involves fasting and self-denial.
She went off on the radio presenter and called her many unprintable names.
What I'd call her is unprintable in a family newspaper.
According to Miss Baroudi, some persons took to the comment section to hurl unprintable words at her for demanding her money.
Boris Johnson's remarks about business are unprintable and Jacob Rees-Mogg says pretty much the same thing, but rather more politely.
EXACTLY what Danny Dyer told the Sunday Mirror about Brexit is unprintable.