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

Definition of digestible

: capable of being digested

Examples of digestible in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Overall, however, Pimsleur still managed to break things down in a digestible manner. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, 18 Aug. 2020 An ultimate brokerage offers no trading fees, fractional shares, an easy-to-use web and app interface, digestible financial education and most importantly asset protection. Essence, 9 Aug. 2021 Almost everything seemed to be small and, in principle, digestible. Quanta Magazine, 2 Aug. 2021 These types of films tend to level layered realities into digestible encounters and usher formidable social problems toward easy resolutions. New York Times, 19 July 2021 Favoritism, internal politics and having to conform to unspoken social norms or present in a digestible manner negatively impacts Black employee morale and motivation. Matthew Boyle, Fortune, 8 July 2021 Her goal as an editor is to make news digestible and interesting for her peers, while maintaining integrity. Jessica M. Arenas, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 July 2021 Enter TikTok — food content that allowed for eye-catching, informative videos that were more easily digestible, but still satisfying. Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY, 23 July 2021 And its most exciting proposition isn’t pushing buttons, but making information digestible. Brian Barrett, Wired, 18 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of digestible

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Digestible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/digestible. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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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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