air·​a·​ble ˈer-ə-bəl How to pronounce airable (audio)
: suitable or appropriate for broadcast on radio or television
In sensitive cases, the executive producer or editor may even seek legal advice before deciding what is airable and what is not.Ross M. Gardner, Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation, 2005

Word History


air entry 4 + able

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of airable was in 1961

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“Airable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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