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 collectible (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 The Kickstarter’s offerings included a $40 base game, as well as dozens of related SKUs, including plush toys, collectible figures, T-shirts and hats. David Bloom, Forbes, 12 Oct. 2021 Abbotwares specialized in novelty tube radios, and their horse radios are highly collectible. oregonlive, 2 Oct. 2021 Different years of the Easter plates are more collectible than others, with 1935 being the most sought after. oregonlive, 31 Aug. 2021 Early, unfinished versions of classic novels have long been collectible, with some fetching astronomical prices. Sophie Haigney, WSJ, 18 Aug. 2021 With such a glorious competition history to its credit, and with just less than 500 made, the Stratos is a highly desirable collectible today. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 16 Aug. 2021 Over the past thirty years, Mecum Auctions has been rated No. 1 for the sale of collectible motor vehicles, including motorcycles. Joe Michaud, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 May 2021 One of its collectible figures will join other pop culture stars as a Macy’s M -3.2% Thanksgiving Day parade balloon. Joan Verdon, Forbes, 9 Sep. 2021 Turns out the pandemic turned more people onto collectible sneakers. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, 21 May 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Each Axie is a non-fungible token (NFT), a unique collectible that can be bought or sold across exchanges outside of the game. Jasmine Teng, Quartz, 7 Oct. 2021 For that, Diablo designed a portable hologram projector to go along with a digital collectible. Samantha Hissong, Rolling Stone, 13 Sep. 2021 Sublimely comfortable both on the road and off, this SVAutobiography Ultimate Edition will likely become a coveted collectible in the future. Jeremy Taylor, Robb Report, 27 Aug. 2021 For those who might not know, NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are best explained as a digital collectible. Houston Mitchell Assistant Sports Editor, Los Angeles Times, 25 Aug. 2021 The difference between an NFT and a physical collectible such as a baseball card is that, using blockchain technology, users can verify the authenticity and rarity of an NFT. Houston Mitchell Assistant Sports Editor, Los Angeles Times, 25 Aug. 2021 Enterprises can also use NFTs for pure collectible and storage purposes instead of for trading. Hoang-giang Tran, Forbes, 16 June 2021 The winning bidder will get a 55-inch monitor to display the collectible, and will join Staubach and Pearson on the field for a re-enactment of the play that gave the Cowboys a 17-14 victory. Schuyler Dixon, Star Tribune, 21 July 2021 For fans who don’t see the appeal in a digital collectible, the concept of NFTs could still prove pervasive. Ethan Sears, Los Angeles Times, 15 July 2021

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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

collect entry 2 + -ible

Noun

derivative of collectible entry 1

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The first known use of collectible was in 1660

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15 Oct 2021

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“Collectible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collectible. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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collectible

adjective

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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