describable describable  /dɪs ˈkraɪ bə bəl/


  • (adj) capable of being described


  1. Reines contends that there is no single entity describable as Judaism, but rather a variety of Judaisms over the ages, each fashioned to its time.
  2. So distant was it that long before the first creatures describable as human beings appeared, the light of the supernova's outburst began flashing toward Earth at 186,000 mi.
  3. He wore an indescribable hat, his eyes were wide and astonished, as if everything were happening for the first time, and he had a dark, describable beard.


  1. "To him, some of them are his 'Get 'em up, get 'em over the plate' pitches, but everything he does involves movement and speed changes. He was easily describable for me -- he had six or eight different pitches and mastered the location of every one...
    on Jul 26, 2005 By: Jeromy Burnitz Source: Los Angeles Dodgers

  2. The BBC's business editor Robert Peston said Mr Abramovich and the club's executives were "doing what they can to transform Chelsea from a trophy asset that only a multi-billionaire could own into a something that might be describable as a...
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Robert Peston Source: BBC News

  3. "It was important to me to win a 'plate' race," said Johnson. "I want to win on all the different tracks and disciplines that we have and to win the Daytona 500 of all's un-describable. Coming off of turn four, watching the...
    on Feb 21, 2006 By: Jimmie Johnson Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /