Untouchable may refer to:

in social systems:
*Baekjeong, Korean outcaste
*Burakumin, "hisabetsu buraku", a Japanese social minority group
*Dalit, in India and Nepal, a person of low caste
*Khadem, an ethnic minority group in Yemen
*Homo sacer, "sacred man" an obscure figure of Roman law
*Untouchable (social system), a general description of untouchables in societies
*Osu caste system in Nigeria and Cameroon

in culture (music):
*Untouchable (song) from the album "beautifulgarbage" by the band Garbage
*Untouchable (2Pac song) song from the album "Pac's Life", by Tupac Shakur
*Untouchable (Melissa Jiménez song)
*The Untouchable, 1997 album by hip hop artist Scarface
*Untouchables (album) by the band Korn
*Untouchables (band), California soul/mod band
*Untouchables (D.C. band), hardcore punk band
*The Untouchables (rock band), a progressive rock band from England, formed by Adrian Smith
*The Untouchables (song) from the album "Broadway the Hard Way" by Frank Zappa

in culture (other):
*"Untouchable", 1935 novel by Mulk Raj Anand
*The Untouchable (novel) by John Banville
*Untouchables, fictional organization in the DC Universe
*The Untouchables (1957 book), co-authored by Eliot Ness
*The Untouchables (1959 TV series), based on Ness' book, starring Robert Stack
*The Untouchables (1987 film), starring Kevin Costner, Sean Connery and Robert De Niro
*The Untouchables (video game), based on the film
* (in production), also by Brian De Palma, a prequel to the first movie
*The Untouchables (1993 TV series) starring Tom Amandes as Ness
*The Untouchables of Elliot Mouse, a BRB International animated cartoon series
*The Untouchable (novel) 1997, a "roman à clef" by John Banville

in other meanings:
*Untouchable number, an integer that can not be expressed as the sum of all the proper divisors of any other integer
*Untouchables (law enforcement), law enforcement agents led by Eliot Ness who helped arrest the gangster Al Capone
*Deuce 'n Domino, a professional wrestling tag team
*The Untouchables, an All Japan Pro Wrestling team
*A royal family whose sole source of power comes from the blood of The High King

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