June 24, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
illegible ˈlɛʤəbəl/ adjective
illegible
ˈlɛʤəbəl/
adjective
The writing on the card is almost illegible.
The writing on the card is almost illegible.
Learner's definition of ILLEGIBLE

[more illegible; most illegible]

: not clear enough to read : not legible

  • illegible handwriting

illegibility /ɪˌlɛʤəˈbɪləti/ noun [noncount]

illegibly /ɪˈlɛʤəbli/ adverb

  • He scribbled his name illegibly on the back of the envelope.

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