One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See indefinableas submodifier ‘his indefinably foreign accent’
- ‘I shared my burden with two people: my longest-standing gay friend, with whom I could joke and put up a fairly brave face, and my former boyfriend and indefinably dear friend, Olivier.’
- ‘The decor at Tower's is pretty much what you'd expect - pleasant and relaxing in that way that's indefinably associated with smart international hotels.’
- ‘To northern eyes, there is something indefinably Catalan about design of this house.’
- ‘There is something indefinably cosy about them.’
- ‘The sensation of luxury that you get in a cashmere jersey is a bit like the feeling of wearing madly expensive underwear - no one knows you're doing it, but you somehow look indefinably better than usual.’
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