certifiable certifiable

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) fit to be certified as insane (and treated accordingly)
  2. (adj) capable of being guaranteed or certified

Usage(s):

  1. All are certifiable American eccentrics.
  2. Others, although not certifiable, were manic-depressives, obsessionals, alcoholics or drug addicts.
  3. He is well spoken, and a certifiable wingnut.

News

  1. Phillies win in 10th, reach .500 at the break

    The Phillies didn't win many style points this weekend, but they have reached the all-star break on a certifiable roll.
    on July 15, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. NBA free agency rumors: Nuggets show interest in Nate Robinson, per report

    The Denver Nuggets have expressed "certifiable interest in trying to sign" free agent guard Nate Robinson , ESPN.com's Marc Stein reported Saturday. It's unclear what sort of terms the two sides might be discussing, but a multi-year deal wouldn't be surprising.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Nuggets Expressing ‘Certifiable Interest’ in Nate Robinson

    After losing Corey Brewer to the TWolves, the Nuggets are expressing “certifiable interest” in signing unrestricted free agent Nate Robinson. Denver is looking to replace Brewer’s scoring off the bench.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: Slam

Quotes

  1. "I started drawing, and building things with spoons," Bono says. "Over the years, I've had people tell me I'm certifiable. I had a lot of rolling eyes in my direction from promoters, but Live Nation was very encouraging. (Live Nation global...
    on Oct 4, 2009 By: Bono Source: USA Today

  2. "This woman is a nutcase. Certifiable," Perle said. "She makes wild accusations. She was fired from her job, and has been on a vendetta against : imagined demons ever since."
    on Oct 21, 2009 By: Richard Perle Source: Brad Blog

  3. "On the law enforcement side, the achievements have been certifiable," said Sidney Jones, an expert on Islamic terrorism at the International Crisis Group's branch here in Jakarta.
    on Jul 22, 2009 By: Sidney Jones Source: New York Times

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