changeable

adjective

change·​able ˈchān-jə-bəl How to pronounce changeable (audio)
: capable of change: such as
a
: able or apt to vary
changeable weather
b
: subject to change : alterable
changeable plans
c
: fickle
a person changeable in his moods
changeability noun
changeableness noun
changeably adverb

Example Sentences

The terms of this contract are easily changeable. an easily changeable color scheme for the nursery
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Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of changeable was in the 13th century

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“Changeable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/changeable. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

changeable

adjective

change·​able ˈchān-jə-bəl How to pronounce changeable (audio)
1
: likely to change often or suddenly
changeable weather
2
: appearing different (as in color) from different points of view
changeability noun
changeableness noun
changeably adverb

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