Not redeemable; that can not be redeemed; not payable in gold or silver, as a bond; -- used especially of such government notes, issued as currency, as are not convertible into coin at the pleasure of the holder.
- That cannot be bought back or paid off: an irredeemable annuity.
- Not convertible into coin.
- Impossible to remedy: irredeemable losses.
- Impossible to redeem or reform: an irredeemable evil.