di·​gest·​ible | \ dī-ˈje-stə-bəl How to pronounce digestible (audio) , də-\

Definition of digestible

: capable of being digested

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In my opinion, the emphasis on comedic and satirical aspect and take on telenovela tropes made this series more digestible for the average American viewer. Lluvia Perez, Teen Vogue, "Jane the Virgin’s Impact On American Viewers and Latinx Storytelling," 1 Aug. 2019 But Hickman employs several methods to make his complex story digestible for readers. Christian Holub, EW.com, "House of X writer Jonathan Hickman explains the thinking behind those data pages," 7 Aug. 2019 The digestible utensils are available in the Culinary Arts section of the OC Promenade and come in two flavors — chocolate and plain. Lilly Nguyen, Daily Pilot, "Midway Moments: Here’s the scoop on edible spoons at the O.C. Fair," 3 Aug. 2019 The content is clear, sound, and digestible by anyone with a working brain. Brian T. Allen, National Review, "Dijon’s Masterpiece of a Museum, Brilliantly Renovated," 20 July 2019 My story excerpts the most newsworthy portions of the lawsuit to build a story that is (hopefully) relevant to readers and crafted in a way that is informative, understandable and digestible. Michael Mccann, SI.com, "How Will Roger Goodell Handle Tyreek Hill Situation as NFL Nears Decision?," 15 July 2019 Communicate well virtually: Your writing (be it in email, text, or slack) is appropriate for the platform, easy to read, concise, and quickly digestible. Liz Bentley, Marie Claire, "How to Climb the Corporate Ladder—No Matter Your Company," 1 July 2019 Economist Films captures The Economist’s globally curious outlook in short, mind-stretching films, which offer clear, sharp analysis of a subject, presented in a compelling and digestible way. The Economist, "Job listing: Data researcher for Economist Films," 25 June 2019 Numerous individuals and groups have tried to make the Mueller Report more palatable, more digestible, more enticing. Brian Stelter, CNN, "Mueller day is one week away," 10 July 2019

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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di·​gest·​ible | \ dī-ˈjes-tə-bəl How to pronounce digestible (audio) , də-\

Kids Definition of digestible

: possible to digest


di·​gest·​ible | \ -ˈjes-tə-bəl How to pronounce digestible (audio) \

Medical Definition of digestible

: capable of being digested

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