that cannot be converted; that cannot be changed or exchanged: paper money that is inconvertible into silver
Origin of inconvertibleEcclesiastical Late Latin inconvertibilis
- Not redeemable for money in coin: inconvertible paper currency.
- Not able to be legally exchanged for another currency.
- in′con·vert′i·bil′i·ty in′con·vert′i·ble·ness
(comparative more inconvertible, superlative most inconvertible)
- Not convertible
- Used most frequently to describe financial instruments
in- + convertible