untouchable

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Etymology[edit]

From un- +‎ touch +‎ -able.

Adjective[edit]

untouchable (comparative more untouchable, superlative most untouchable)

  1. Not able to be touched.
  2. Not able to be defeated or bested.
    The Minnesota Vikings have been untouchable this year as they've won their sixth consecutive game.

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Noun[edit]

untouchable (plural untouchables)

  1. A criminal who is so adept that they cannot be arrested or convicted.
  2. A pariah.
  3. In the Indian caste system, a member of the lowest caste.
  4. An incorruptible law enforcement agent.

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