Definitions

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  • adjective Impossible or very difficult to coach

Etymologies

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un- +‎ coachable

Examples

  • O'Neal's departure and success with the Heat only exacerbated Bryant's problems, and when Jackson excoriated him in a book after leaving the Lakers with Shaq in 2004 -- referring to Kobe as "uncoachable" -- he seemed more destined to be a historic brat than the next Michael Jordan.

    FanHouse

  • O'Neal's departure and success with the Heat only exacerbated Bryant's problems, and when Jackson excoriated him in a book after leaving the Lakers with Shaq in 2004 -- referring to Kobe as "uncoachable" -- he seemed more destined to be a historic brat than the next Michael Jordan.

    FanHouse

  • The basketball Zen master Phil Jackson called him "uncoachable" in his book, which makes sense, because the essence of Buddhism is a loss of ego, clearly something that would be impossible for someone with Bryant's weltanschauung.

    he's not Worthy

  • The basketball Zen master Phil Jackson called him "uncoachable" in his book, which makes sense, because the essence of Buddhism is a loss of ego, clearly something that would be impossible for someone with Bryant's weltanschauung.

    last gleaming

  • My only point was that it's a little unfair to make the leap from Kobe being "uncoachable" to suggest, based on that observation, that a rape case was inevitable.

    he's not Worthy

  • He has become a true leader, hardly the "uncoachable" player as he was once labeled in a book by Jackson when their relationship was on the rocks.

    RutlandHerald.com

  • He would try the unthinkable, the uncoachable and often pull it off.

    Brett Favre's final retirement? 'It is ... Believe me,' QB says

  • Players with common sense and good agents can demand high salaries and become uncoachable with the traditional football methods that Scolari used to win the World Cup for Brazil in 2002.

    Eric Ehrmann: Brazil's Football Fandango: Can "Coach Dopey" Win the World Cup?

  • Players with common sense and good agents can demand high salaries and become uncoachable with the traditional football methods that Scolari used to win the World Cup for Brazil in 2002.

    Brazil's Football Fandango: Can "Coach Dopey" Win the World Cup?

  • Palin on the other hand is so much worse than what even we ever expected, as uncoachable as Miss Teen USA South Carolina 2007, of whom Palin reminded me in her Couric interview.

    Polls: After Debate, Obama Gains More Voter Confidence On National Security

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