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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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 store is home to a collection of rare and high-end collectible vinyl, as well as collectibles like tour t-shirts and other ephemera. Ryan Smith, Travel + Leisure, 23 Oct. 2021 Last month, Design Miami, the world’s preeminent collectible furniture fair, launched their own e-commerce site DM/BX with a number of high profile designers like Harry Nuriev’s Crosby Studios and Katie Stout. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 21 Oct. 2021 Tom Gordon, a Westminster resident and fifth-generation collector, works as a vintage comic book specialist for Hake’s Auctions, a collectible auction house based in York, Pennsylvania. Madison Bateman, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 21 Oct. 2021 And the crew handed out personalized notes at the end of the flight, along with collectible Mint pins. Eric Rosen, Condé Nast Traveler, 18 Oct. 2021 Thanks to resale sites like StockX and GOAT, collectible sneakers have become an asset class, where pricing corresponds loosely to how quickly an item sells out. New York Times, 15 Oct. 2021 Other lots include everything from rare Rolexes and Hermes Birkins to a number of collectible automobiles. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 8 Oct. 2021 The first 500 fans will receive a free collectible t-shirt. Edward Lee, baltimoresun.com, 5 Oct. 2021 The new collection will be available in standard, deluxe, vinyl and cassette configurations, plus a collectible box set edition. Billboard Staff, Billboard, 28 Sep. 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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27 Oct 2021

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“Collectible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collectible. Accessed 27 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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