collectible

adjective
col·​lect·​ible | \ kə-ˈlek-tə-bəl How to pronounce collectible (audio) \
variants: or less commonly collectable

Definition of collectible

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : suitable for being collected collectible coins collectible figurines
2 : due for present payment : payable collectible credit card bills

collectible

noun
variants: or less commonly collectable

Definition of collectible (Entry 2 of 2)

: an object that is collected by fanciers especially : one other than such traditionally collectible items as art, stamps, coins, and antiques The dolls are collectibles.

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Other Words from collectible

Adjective

collectibility or less commonly collectability \ kə-​ˌlek-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce collectability (audio) \ noun

Examples of collectible in a Sentence

Adjective The shop sells antiques and various collectible items. Noun She displays her collectibles in a glass case.
Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Packs come in multiple sizes and involve 60 collectible characters. Taylor Telford, Anchorage Daily News, "Hot toys 2019: Star Wars, Hatchimals, Owleez and ‘Frozen’ offerings top holiday wish lists," 25 Nov. 2019 Packs come in multiple sizes and involve 60 collectible characters. Taylor Telford, Washington Post, "Hot Toys 2019: Star Wars, Hatchimals, Owleez and Frozen offerings top holiday wish lists," 20 Nov. 2019 Talk with dealers showing vintage jewelry, clothing and glassware or bring your own antique or collectible for free identification or crystal repair. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Christmas Light Parade, Celtic Christmas, and more to do around Wisconsin this week," 17 Nov. 2019 If the person in your life is into vintage gear, get a gift certificate to two local shops known for having items considered historical and collectible. oregonlive, "The art of finding a gift that says, ‘They know me’," 16 Nov. 2019 The international Pink Patch Project has so far sold more than 900,000 collectible patches and raised $1 million. cleveland, "Brunswick police don pink patches for breast cancer research: Community Voices," 31 Oct. 2019 For those sitting this event out, the collectible monsters Regirock, Regice and Registeel will become available in public raids from Friday-Monday and incubators will hatch eggs at twice the rate. Michael Koczwara, The Hollywood Reporter, "Mobile Games Hotspot: 'PUBG' Cracks Down on Hackers; 'Ni No Kuni' Comes to Devices," 31 Oct. 2019 The exhibition space and marina housing yachts of up to 400 feet long features displays by major shipyards, as well as diversions such as on-board helicopters, personal submarines and collectible automobiles from Ferrari, Maserati and Range Rover. David Lyons, sun-sentinel.com, "Some of world’s largest superyachts on glamorous display as boat show kicks off," 30 Oct. 2019 Indeed, these collectible dolls can fetch quite a bit of dough. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, "Attention '80s Kids: Your American Girl Dolls Could Be Worth Thousands," 28 Oct. 2019 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The gallery, which sells collectibles and reproductions, has a six-month lease at the plaza and hopes to become a permanent fixture. Marcia Heroux Pounds, sun-sentinel.com, "Boca Raton’s Mizner Park jazzes up plaza with new restaurants, stores, bars and entertainment," 15 Nov. 2019 The sale will consist of decorations, lights, trees, wreaths, gifts, collectibles, jewelry, toys, books and more. Shiela Johnson, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "North Carroll: Hampstead Farmers’ Market celebrates a decade in operation; country, ‘Rat Pack’ performances," 28 Oct. 2019 The 52nd annual festival includes music, a book sale, international bazaar, collectibles, jewelry, plants and rummage sale. Lisa Herendeen, The Mercury News, "Bay Area Harvest Festivals 2019," 12 Sep. 2019 The sale is 10,500 square feet of bountiful bargains, including jewelry, collectibles, vintage odds & ends, holiday décor and a vast array of household items, all for a good cause. Laura Daily And Bryan K. Chavez, The Know, "An Italian fest in Lakewood, dogs take over Water World and more cheap things to do in Denver this month," 4 Sep. 2019 Also, just a few feet away from the shaft, visitors can purchase small bites, coffee, souvenirs, and limited-edition collectibles at Mmuseumm Alley, a tiny gift shop. Fortune, "Why This New York City Museum Is in an Elevator Shaft," 28 Sep. 2019 Questers is an international organization that fosters appreciation of antiques and collectibles, and encourages preservation of antiquities and historical sites. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Group makes lap blankets to honor veterans," 9 Sep. 2019 Expect everything from old-fashioned games, music and robot demonstrations, to a large sale of antiques and collectibles, including glassware, china, vintage toys, old tools, artwork and furniture. Steven Wayne Yvaska, The Mercury News, "7 Bay Area antique and collectible shows this fall," 3 Sep. 2019 Among the properties that will be subject to appraisal and valuation are his collection of fine arts, antiques and other collectibles. Adrianna Rodriguez, USA TODAY, "Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he died by suicide, court records say," 20 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of collectible

Adjective

1660, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for collectible

Adjective

see collect entry 2

Noun

see collect entry 2

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The first known use of collectible was in 1660

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4 Dec 2019

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“Collectible.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collectability. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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More Definitions for collectible

collectible

adjective
How to pronounce collectible (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of collectible

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: good for a collection : considered valuable by collectors

collectible

noun

English Language Learners Definition of collectible (Entry 2 of 2)

: something that is considered valuable by collectors and usually kept as part of a group of similar things : a collectible thing

collectible

adjective
col·​lect·​ible | \ kə-ˈlek-tə-bəl How to pronounce collectible (audio) \

Kids Definition of collectible

: considered valuable by collectors

Other Words from collectible

collectible noun

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