debatable debatable  /də ˈbeɪ tə bəl/


  1. (adj) open to doubt or debate
  2. (adj) open to argument or debate
  3. (adj) capable of being disproved


  1. But as its creators have revealed more and more of it over the last two days, key parts of it seem increasingly like debatable conjecture.
  2. That last point is highly debatable.
  3. So Andy and Louis are left to manufacture debatable opportunities for justice, like leaving a wallet on the street and waiting for someone to pick it up and try to keep the money.


  1. VIDEO: Hockey Night in Canada's awesome Oasis opening

    Hockey Night in Canada has really been outdoing themselves with their pre-game musical highlight montages recently. The package they put together for Game 1 between the Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks , set to "Live Forever" by Oasis, is yet another thing of beauty. It's debatable if the history-heavy montage surpasses the exceptional " Karma Police " montage from the Pittsburgh vs ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  2. Manny Pacquiao Should Be Ready for a Bloody Mess, Says Brandon Rios

    Brandon Rios is relatively unknown compared to some of the other potential opponents Manny Pacquiao wanted to fight next, so it’s understandable why the reaction to their fight announcement was a bit muted. That being said, despite the fact that he’s coming off a loss, Rios is one of the most promising and gritty boxers in the game today. It’s debatable whether he can beat Pacquiao, but it’s a ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Opposing Views


  1. Benitez said: "We want to be top of the group, if only to ensure that we are at home in the second leg of the first knock-out stage match in the next round." "It is debatable whether it is important to finish first or second, because you can...
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Rafael Benitez Source: ESPN

  2. The News of the World, which normally concentrates on football, headlined its report "A reffin' disaster", saying Rolland "did them no favours" with "a string of debatable decisions".
    on Oct 20, 2007 By: Alain Rolland Source: New Zealand Herald

  3. "Our impression...... is that the effectiveness of sanctions is debatable," Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim told reporters, adding that Lula had set out that position in talks with the leaders of China and India.
    on Apr 15, 2010 By: Celso Amorim Source: AFP

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