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English definition of “unprintable”

unprintable

adjective uk   /ʌnˈprɪn.tə.bl̩/ us    /-t̬ə-/
containing offensive language and therefore not acceptable in printed form, for example in a newspaper: The taxi driver entertained us with unprintable observations/remarks/views about government ministers all the way to the airport.Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
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