One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a person) not susceptible to bribery.
righteous, good, moral, morally correct, ethical, upright, upstanding, high-minded, right-minded, right-thinking, principled, exemplary, clean, law-abiding, lawful, irreproachable, blameless, guiltless, unimpeachable, just, honest, honourable, incorruptible, anti-corruptionView synonyms
- ‘There the name ‘the untouchables’ was given to a group of unbribable mafia hunters under the leadership of the Norwegian Mr Ness.’
- ‘A litigant under these rules was well advised to present evidence of an educated male noble, or, if a noble was unobtainable or unbribable, of a priest of the Orthodox faith.’
- ‘For example, he found the German socialists in Milwaukee unbribable.’
- ‘Then, such places should be policed 24 hours a day by unbribable officers for maybe a few weeks to ensure there are no re-offenders.’
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