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Meaning of INELIGIBLE

Pronunciation:  in'elijubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not eligible; "ineligible to vote"; "ineligible for retirement benefits"
  2. [adj]  (sports) prohibited by official rules; "an ineligible pass receiver"
 

INELIGIBLE is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: disqualified, illegal, legal, undesirable, unentitled, unqualified, unsuitable
 
 Antonyms: eligible
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*el"i*gi*ble\, a. [Pref. in- not + eligible: cf.
F. in['e]ligible.]
Not eligible; not qualified to be chosen for an office; not
worthy to be chosen or prefered; not expedient or desirable.
--Burke.

 

 

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