Definition of “indigestible” - English Dictionary

“indigestible” in British English

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indigestibleadjective

uk /ˌɪn.dɪˈdʒes.tə.bəl/ us /ˌɪn.dɪˈdʒes.tə.bəl/

indigestible adjective (FOOD)

Ingestible food is difficult or impossible for the stomach to break down:

a tough and indigestible piece of steak
indigestibility
noun [ U ] uk /ˌɪn.dɪˌdʒes.təˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us /ˌɪn.dɪˌdʒes.təˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/

(Definition of “indigestible” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“indigestible” in American English

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indigestibleadjective

us /ˌɪn·dɪˈdʒes·tə·bəl, ˌɪn·dɑɪ-/

(of food) difficult or impossible to change into smaller forms that the body can absorb after eating it:

The meat was so tough, it was almost indigestible.

(Definition of “indigestible” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)