certifiable

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adjective cer·ti·fi·able \ˈsər-tə-ˌfī-ə-bəl, ˌsər-tə-ˈfī-\

Definition of certifiable

  1. 1a :  capable of being certified certifiable teachersb chiefly US :  genuine, authentic a certifiable liar a certifiable movie star

  2. 2 :  fit to be certified as insane :  crazy downright certifiable behavior

certifiably

play \ˈsər-tə-ˌfī-ə-blē, ˌsər-tə-ˈfī-\ adverb

Examples of certifiable in a Sentence

  1. Anyone who would run in front of a car like that is certifiable.

  2. We called in a certifiable expert on legal issues.

  3. A handful of cinema's certifiable masterpieces are in need of restoration.

1846

First Known Use of certifiable

1846


CERTIFIABLE Defined for English Language Learners

certifiable

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adjective cer·ti·fi·able \ˈsər-tə-ˌfī-ə-bəl, ˌsər-tə-ˈfī-\

Definition of certifiable for English Language Learners

  • : crazy or insane

  • : real or genuine



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