from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not easily relied or depended on: an undependable worker; an undependable lamp socket.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. The opposite of dependable

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not dependable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. liable to be erroneous or misleading
  • adj. not worthy of reliance or trust


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    April 9, 2013