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presentable

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adjective pre·sent·able \pri-ˈzen-tə-bəl\

Simple Definition of presentable

  • : in good enough condition to be seen by someone : not too dirty, messy, etc., to be seen

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of presentable

  1. 1 :  capable of being presented

  2. 2 :  being in condition to be seen or inspected especially by the critical

presentability

play \-ˌzen-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

presentableness

play \-ˈzen-tə-bəl-nəs\ noun

presentably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of presentable in a sentence

  1. I have to make myself presentable before our guests arrive.



Circa 1626

First Known Use of presentable

circa 1626

Rhymes with presentable


PRESENTABLE Defined for Kids

presentable

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adjective pre·sent·able \pri-ˈzen-tə-bəl\

Definition of presentable for Students

  1. :  having a satisfactory or pleasing appearance <Make yourself presentable.>




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