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certifiable

certifiable

adjective cer·ti·fi·able \ˌsər-tə-ˈfī-ə-bəl\

: crazy or insane

: real or genuine

Full Definition of CERTIFIABLE

1
a :  capable of being certified <certifiable teachers>
b :  genuine, authentic <a certifiable liar> <a certifiable movie star>
2
:  fit to be certified as insane :  crazy <downright certifiable behavior>
cer·ti·fi·ably \-blē\ adverb

Examples of CERTIFIABLE

  1. Anyone who would run in front of a car like that is certifiable.
  2. We called in a certifiable expert on legal issues.
  3. A handful of cinema's certifiable masterpieces are in need of restoration.

First Known Use of CERTIFIABLE

1846

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