quotable [kwoh-tuh-buh l] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- able to be or easily , as by reason of effectiveness, succinctness, or the like: the most quotable book of the season.
- suitable or appropriate for quotation: His comments were hilarious but unfortunately not quotable.
Origin of quotable First recorded in 1815–25;+ Related formsquot·a·bil·i·ty, quot·a·ble·ness, nounquot·a·bly, adverbun·quot·a·ble, adjective Examples from the Web for quotable Contemporary Examples of quotable
It is, on the other hand, a sizzle reel of quotable dialogue.
November 22, 2013
Diablo Cody, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Juno, is known for catchy, quotable dialogue.
October 18, 2013
They read from his essays, performed scenes from his plays, and recited his most quotable quotes.
August 24, 2012
Historical Examples of quotable
The sentences of both were quotable at large and fit for all occasions.
John Addington Symonds
He thinks nothing extraordinary, and has nothing to say quotable.
A query should always be worded with care, and put in a quotable shape.
The hero answers this question in three pages of most Rabelaisan abuse, of which only a very few lines are quotable.
It is a fine, well told and purposeful tale, with brilliant and quotable passages.
British Dictionary definitions for quotable quotable adjective
- apt or suitable for quotationhis remarks are not quotable in mixed company
Derived Formsquotability, noun Word Origin and History for quotable adj.
1804, from(v.) + . Related: Quotably.