Simple Definition of legible
: capable of being read : clear enough to be read
Examples of legible
The document is not legible.
<an anxious mood that was clearly legible upon her face>
Origin of legible
Middle English, from Late Latin legibilis, from Latin legere to read
First Known Use: 14th century
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