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

     

    untouchable

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ʌnˈtʌtʃəbl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈtʌtʃəbl//
     
     
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  1. 1a person who is untouchable is in a position where they are unlikely to be punished or criticized Given his political connections, he thought he was untouchable.
  2. 2that cannot be touched or changed by other people The department's budget is untouchable.
  3. 3(in India in the past) belonging to or connected with the Hindu social class (or caste ) that was considered by other classes to be the lowest
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