adjective fran·gi·ble \ˈfran-jə-bəl\

Definition of FRANGIBLE

:  readily or easily broken
fran·gi·bil·i·ty \ˌfran-jə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of FRANGIBLE

  1. <frangible china teacups that were totally inappropriate for a child's birthday party>


Middle English, from Middle French & Medieval Latin; Middle French, from Medieval Latin frangibilis, from Latin frangere to break — more at break
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with FRANGIBLE


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