Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “untouchable”

untouchable

noun [C]     /ʌnˈtʌtʃ.ə.bl̩/
a member of the lowest social group in Indian society Class and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
(Definition of untouchable noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of untouchable

Translations of “untouchable”

Word of the Day

scramble

to mix eggs with a little milk and mix again as they are being fried

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More