adjective \ˈnō-tə-bəl, for 2 also ˈnä-\

: unusual and worth noticing

: very successful or respected

Full Definition of NOTABLE

a :  worthy of note :  remarkable
b :  distinguished, prominent
archaic :  efficient or capable in performance of housewifely duties
no·ta·ble·ness noun

Examples of NOTABLE

  1. There are a few notable exceptions.
  2. <a panel made up of notable authorities on the virus>

First Known Use of NOTABLE

14th century

Rhymes with NOTABLE


noun \ˈnō-tə-bəl\

: a famous or important person

Full Definition of NOTABLE

:  a person of note :  notability
plural often capitalized :  a group of persons summoned especially in monarchical France to act as a deliberative body

Examples of NOTABLE

  1. The guest list included such notables as the President and First Lady.
  2. They introduced her to all the local notables.

First Known Use of NOTABLE



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