What does untouchable mean?

Definitions for untouchable
ʌnˈtʌtʃ ə bəlun·touch·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. untouchable, Harijanadjective

    belongs to lowest social and ritual class in India

  2. untouchableadjective

    beyond the reach of criticism or attack or impeachment

    "for the first time criticism was directed at a hitherto untouchable target"- Newsweek

  3. unassailable, untouchableadjective

    impossible to assail

  4. untouchableadjective

    forbidden to the touch

    "in most museums such articles are untouchable"

  5. untouchableadjective

    ( especially used in traditional Hindu belief of the lowest caste or castes) defiling

  6. inaccessible, unobtainable, unprocurable, untouchableadjective

    not capable of being obtained

    "a rare work, today almost inaccessible"; "timber is virtually unobtainable in the islands"; "untouchable resources buried deep within the earth"


  1. untouchablenoun

    A criminal so adept, they cannot be arrested (effective bribes securely in place.)

  2. untouchablenoun

    A pariah.

  3. untouchablenoun

    In the Indian caste system, a member of the lowest caste.

  4. untouchablenoun

    An incorruptible law enforcement agent

  5. untouchableadjective

    Not able to be touched.


  1. Untouchable

    Untouchable is a song by American rapper Eminem, released on December 8, 2017. It is the fourth track from his ninth solo studio album Revival (2017). The song was produced by Mr. Porter, Emile Haynie, Mark Batson and Eminem. An audio video was uploaded to Eminem's Vevo channel on December 8, 2017. On February 15, 2018, a lyric video was uploaded to his Vevo channel.


  1. untouchable

    Untouchable can have various meanings depending on the context. 1) In a social context, especially referring to certain societies like India, "untouchable" describes a person who belongs to the lowest social class, which is considered outside the traditional social hierarchy or caste system. These individuals are often subjected to social discrimination and exclusion. 2) In a more literal sense, "untouchable" refers to something that cannot be touched, either because it is physically distant, unreachable, or prohibited. 3) In a figurative sense, "untouchable" can refer to a person of such superiority, influence, or power that they are immune from criticism, harm, or legal consequences. 4) In a legal context, "untouchable" refers to assets or property that cannot be claimed by creditors. 5) In sports, "untouchable" refers to an athlete so skilled that others can't compete with them. The term will have different nuances depending on where and how it is used.


  1. Untouchable

    Untouchable is the second studio album by American rapper Mac Mall, released April 23, 1996 on Relativity Records. It debuted at #35 on the Billboard 200.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of untouchable in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of untouchable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of untouchable in a Sentence

  1. Eyad Al-Samman:

    Hope is the untouchable mightiest power of a human.

  2. Sunai Phasuk:

    Prayuth seems to have very thin skin when it comes to tolerance for criticism and mockery, he is making himself untouchable.

  3. David Madden:

    The sector as a whole is untouchable.

  4. Ferguson Committeewoman Patricia Bynes:

    The fact that police officers and municipal court officials are using their public emails to tell racial jokes, that just reeks of arrogance and ignorance, it's astounding. They think they are untouchable. The taxpayers have been paying for that racial bias.

  5. President Nicolas Maduro:

    No one is untouchable in Venezuela, we'll use an iron fist against coup-mongers.

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    showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth
    • A. dependable
    • B. profound
    • C. urban
    • D. squashy

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