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synonyms for inedible

  • uneatable
  • bad
  • bitter
  • contaminated
  • disagreeable
  • indigestible
  • nauseating
  • not fit to eat
  • poisonous
  • rancid
  • rotten
  • sickening
  • sour
  • spoiled
  • tainted
  • tasteless
  • turned
  • unappetizing
  • unpleasant-tasting
  • unsavory
  • yucky
  • yukky

antonyms for inedible

MOST RELEVANT
  • appetizing
  • comestible
  • delicious
  • edible
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How to use inedible in a sentence

True to its name, the batch I made was virtually inedible and could have doubled as sidewalk chalk.
I WENT CAMPING AS MY DUNGEONS & DRAGONS CHARACTERSMURGUIAJULY 15, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Now, engineers have fashioned a new strain of yeast that can convert this inedible debris into ethanol, a biofuel.
A TWEAKED YEAST CAN MAKE ETHANOL FROM CORNSTALKS AND A HARVEST’S OTHER LEFTOVERSNIKK OGASAJULY 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
As the name implies, this type needs to be freed of their inedible pods before consumption.
PEAS PLEASE! SHELLING, SNOW AND SNAP ARE AT THEIR PEAKAARON HUTCHERSONAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
These flat pods are picked when the seeds within are just beginning to take shape, but if allowed to mature further, the pod becomes tough and inedible, requiring the seeds to be shelled to be eaten.
PEAS PLEASE! SHELLING, SNOW AND SNAP ARE AT THEIR PEAKAARON HUTCHERSONAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Groats are the entire kernel of the oat, with just the inedible husk removed.
GET TO KNOW YOUR OATS, AND ALL THE TYPES AND WAYS TO EAT THEMBECKY KRYSTALAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The report does not differentiate between potentially edible wasted food and inedible waste such as eggshells or bones.
THE WORLD WASTED NEARLY 1 BILLION METRIC TONS OF FOOD IN 2019RACHEL FRITTSMARCH 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The problem is that 9 times out of 10, what he has prepared is practically inedible.
CAROLYN HAX: HOW TO IMPROVE ON ‘I COOK, YOU CLEAN’ WITHOUT STIRRING THE POTCAROLYN HAXFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That is, if it touches an otherwise-desired food, it renders it inedible.
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Menhaden fish, found near the surface of the water, are inedible but are now being used for making fertilizer and oil in Virginia.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
They were all legs and teeth and bristly fur, the meat almost inedible.
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WORDS RELATED TO INEDIBLE

  • disagreeable
  • distasteful
  • indigestible
  • inedible
  • nasty
  • savorless
  • uneatable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.