unpronounceable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ pronounceable

Adjective[edit]

unpronounceable (comparative more unpronounceable, superlative most unpronounceable)

  1. Impossible or difficult to pronounce or articulate.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

unpronounceable (plural unpronounceables)

  1. Something difficult or impossible to pronounce.
    • 2009 March 13, “Natural Selection”, in New York Times[1]:
      Synthetic fragrances can contain a laundry list of chemicals — hormone disrupters, petroleum-derived unpronounceables, asthma triggers and on and on.
    • 2010, Deanna M. Minich, An A-Z Guide to Food Additives:
      Finally, if there are some “unpronounceables” in the list, ensure that they are minimal and not artificial anything—artificial colors, preservatives, flavors, or sweeteners.