Definition of incorrigible adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪnˈkɒrɪdʒəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈkɔːrɪdʒəbl//
, NAmE//ɪnˈkɑːrɪdʒəbl//
(disapproving or humorous)
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having bad habits which cannot be changed or improved synonym incurable Her husband is an incorrigible flirt. You're incorrigible! There were new allegations against his incorrigible wife. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French, or from Latin incorrigibilis, from in- ‘not’ + corrigibilis (from Latin corrigere ‘to correct’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: incorrigible