Pronunciation: (in-el'i-ju-bul),[key] —adj. 1. not eligible; not permitted or suitable: Employees are ineligible in this contest. 2. legally disqualified to hold an office.
3. legally disqualified to function as a juror, voter, witness, etc., or to become the recipient of a privilege.
—n. a person who is ineligible, as a suitor or team member.