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

In fact, there was another policy for $150,000 that was collectible only if his wife died in a passenger vehicle. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al.com, "Former Alabama state trooper convicted - again - in the brutal 1995 killing of his wife," 7 June 2019 In a few years, the baseball card industry went from being a niche collectible to a massive industry. Joe Weisenthal, Bloomberg.com, "What the Baseball Card Bubble Tells You About Markets (Podcast)," 24 Sep. 2017 The reward for me correctly employing a secret passphrase with a Resistance commander who approached me was a collectible card that is likely to end up destroyed next laundry day. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, "The Star Wars Park Is a Space-Junk Fantasy," 5 June 2019 Details on any damage to the collectible cars have not been released. Ben Finley, The Seattle Times, "Gas explosion also damaged world-famous Porsche collection," 12 Apr. 2019 Clarion Hotel & Conference Center: Milwaukee Comic Book Convention, features comic books from the golden age to present, and related collectible items, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 21, 5311 S. Howell Ave., free. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Your weekly entertainment calendar, Oct. 20-26," 19 Oct. 2017 Bring an antique or collectible item (or a photo of larger items) for a free appraisal by Dr. Lori during two-hour shows at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, and 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25. Madeline Mckenzie, The Seattle Times, "Chilly Hilly bike ride on Bainbridge and Seattle Home Show get ready to roll," 20 Feb. 2019 Highly collectible, their steep price tags were testament to the intricate handwork required of their make. Laird Borrelli-persson, Vogue, "Remembering the Fashion Figures We Lost in 2018," 3 Dec. 2018 Sarah Staudinger is banking on her uncanny ability to create cool, collectible accessories with a new line of footwear, launching today. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, "Staud Launches Shoes and We're in Love," 27 Feb. 2019

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Half Price Books operates 124 locations in 17 states that buy and sell new and used books, magazines, comics, records, CDs, DVDs and collectibles. Christine Zacuai, Dallas News, "Half Price Books breaks ground on new mixed-use project off Dallas' Northwest Highway," 27 June 2019 There also are dozens of Galaxy’s Edge souvenirs and collectibles offered far above the retail price. azcentral, "Smugglers run: Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge visitors are snatching, reselling items on Ebay," 26 June 2019 Previously, Destiny 2 players had to create separate characters and progress collecting guns, armor, and other collectibles on an account that could only be accessed on each individual console or PC. Tom Warren, The Verge, "Destiny 2 is getting cross-save support on Xbox One, PC, and Google Stadia," 6 June 2019 Shop at the Marketplace: VIEane wool sculpted things and more, Namaste, Barbara Bear Jewelry, Erhan Ercan Turkish goods, and participate in opportunity drawings for artwork, gift certificates, jewelry and rare collectibles. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Encinitas Friends of the Arts presents Passport to Dance," 9 May 2019 The tag sale will include collectibles, housewares, tools, toys, baskets, books, games, artwork, sports gear and more. courant.com, "Community News For The Farmington Valley Edition," 15 June 2019 That includes such collectibles as White House Easter eggs. R. Daniel Foster, latimes.com, "L.A.'s quirkiest museum? It's gotta be the Bunny Museum," 22 Mar. 2018 Tann shared a comprehensive list of his purchases with Wise and, sure enough, Wise recognized more collectibles of his. Alexander Huls, Popular Mechanics, "The Great Star Wars Heist," 7 Mar. 2019 Take Carol Green, who owns a Murphysboro antiques and collectibles store with her husband. Sara Burnett, The Seattle Times, "Democrats try to retake Illinois district won over by Trump," 26 Oct. 2018

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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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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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