bank·​able | \ ˈbaŋ-kə-bəl How to pronounce bankable (audio) \

Definition of bankable

1 : acceptable to or at a bank bankable currency
2 : sure to bring in a profit Hollywood's most bankable star— Sidney Sheldon

Other Words from bankable

bankability \ ˌbaŋ-​kə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce bankable (audio) \ noun

Examples of bankable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The report looked at the cost of about 20 goods and services that people with bankable household assets of $1 million or more typically buy in 24 cities across the globe, as reported by Bloomberg. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 16 June 2022 So the most bankable player in the draw may well be the one who has had the most chaotic season. Joshua Robinson, WSJ, 22 May 2022 The first film made $2.8 billion worldwide, re-establishing Cameron as on of the most bankable filmmakers ever. Ben Flanagan |, al, 9 May 2022 In the comic books, El Muerto is associated with Spider-Man, Sony’s most bankable Marvel character. Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, 26 Apr. 2022 Depp, a three-time best actor Oscar nominee, had until recent years been a bankable star. Denise Lavoie, Anchorage Daily News, 2 June 2022 The big arms crave more bankable bats to keep the bullpen happy and healthy. Bryce Millercolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 May 2022 Depp, a three-time best actor Oscar nominee, was a bankable star until recent years, with credits including playing Capt. Denise Lavoie, ajc, 2 June 2022 Depp, a three-time best actor Oscar nominee, had until recent years been a bankable star. Denise Lavoie, Anchorage Daily News, 2 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bankable

1797, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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1 Jul 2022

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“Bankable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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