Definition of unreelable in English:

unreelable

Pronunciation /(ˌ)ʌnˈriːləbl/

adjective

  • That cannot be wound on a reel.

    Frequently specifically of silk thread or a cocoon.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Randle Cotgrave (fl. 1587–?1630), lexicographer. From un- + reel + -able.