Adjective "unreturnable" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/(ˌ)ʌnrɪˈtəːnəbl/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Allowing no return.
    That cannot be returned.

      Definitions

      1. that may be returned: returnable merchandise.

      2. requiring a return, as a writ to the court from which it is issued. noun

      3. a beverage bottle or can that can be returned when empty for refund of a deposit.

      More examples(as adjective)

      "backhands can be unreturnable."

      "smashs can be unreturnable."

      "serves can be unreturnable."

      Origin

      (returnable)Early 16th century; earliest use found in Gavin Douglas (c1476–1522), poet and bishop of Dunkeld. From un- + returnable, in sense 1 originally after classical Latin irremeābilis irremeable.