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  • adv. In an unprintable way; obscenely.


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unprintable +‎ -ly


  • Conversations around New York with Cardboard LeBron ran the gamut from the unprintably profane to the violent (by the end of the day, he had suffered a sizable gash on his neck) to one complimentary monologue that went on for at least 40 minutes (or at least it felt that long).

    LeBron James, Meet the City Of New York

  • As far as we moderns are concerned, until fairly recently, the simple answer would have been ‘unprintably so’.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Hoffman, dressed as a hospital patient, was doing a nearly libelous impersonation of Evans about to give birth, having been knocked up by the agent Sue Mengers, and babbling unprintably.

    The Kid Is All Right

  • They sang rollicking songs, sad songs, unprintably ribald songs, but usually ended with a sacred hymn.


  • Unfortunately the first part of this is unprintably insulting about the host for the evening, who with her “henchwomen” led the other old ladies “from A to B . . . like a school girls party”--don't want to type it up here and risk offending anybody The actual concert was rather a trial.

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • "Yeah, but not for no" 'doubly and unprintably qualified " "damn robber.

    Gray Lensman

  • "Go then unprintably to the campfire with thy obscene dynamite."

    For Whom The Bell Tolls

  • “Shut your — face,” suggested the head mechanist, unprintably.

    Vintage Murder

  • You have merely to drug it, you have merely to caress it with interminable platitudes, or else with the most uplifting avoidances of anything which happens to be unprintably rational.

    The Cords of Vanity A Comedy of Shirking

  • Luther admitted that the devil always got the best of an argument and could only be banished by some unprintably nasty epithets hurled at his head.

    The Age of the Reformation


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