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certifiable

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

Simple Definition of certifiable

  • : crazy or insane

  • : real or genuine

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of certifiable

  1. 1 a :  capable of being certified <certifiable teachers> b :  genuine, authentic <a certifiable liar> <a certifiable movie star>

  2. 2 :  fit to be certified as insane :  crazy <downright certifiable behavior>

certifiably play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of certifiable in a sentence

  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.



1846

First Known Use of certifiable

1846



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