for·get·ta·ble | \ fər-ˈge-tə-bəl , fȯr- \

Definition of forgettable 

: fit or likely to be forgotten a forgettable movie

Examples of forgettable in a Sentence

It was an extremely forgettable performance.

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Gausman only has his forgettable 2018 debut — six runs in four innings — weighing down his start to this season. Jon Meoli,, "Gausman pitches nine scoreless innings before Orioles fall, 2-0, to Athletics on homer in 12th," 6 May 2018 After wowing the crowd, the paddock and the rest of the IndyCar community with their sensational qualifying runs Saturday, rookies Jordan King and Matheus Leist both endured forgettable debuts. Jim Ayello, USA TODAY Sports, "Sebastien Bourdais wins IndyCar season opener at St. Petersburg after leaders collide," 11 Mar. 2018 Connors turned a short, forgettable stint as a major leaguer with the Mets and Chicago Cubs into a long career as a coach known for teaching new pitches and rebuilding pitchers’ mechanics. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, "Billy Connors, Yankee Pitching Guru, Is Dead at 76," 21 June 2018 This was a forgettable game, but Dockal had one moment worth remembering. Jonathan Tannenwald,, "Borek Dockal shows what he can do for the Union, especially if his teammates help," 30 Apr. 2018 Andre Gomes made 31 appearances last term, only managing to create one goal in what was an extremely forgettable season for the Portuguese midfielder., "Report Claims Barcelona Midfielder Andre Gomes Eyes Valencia Return Despite Spurs Interest," 27 June 2018 About 20 years ago, a marketing guy recruited some dogs to leap into the water as a time-filler during ESPN’s forgettable Great Outdoor Games. Krista Stevens, Longreads, "Meet Spitty, the Whippet Who Holds Five World Records," 22 June 2018 The Grizzlies are near the end of a forgettable season that has seen them lose 26 of their last 29 games. Joe Freeman,, "Portland Trail Blazers lose to lowly Memphis Grizzlies: Rapid reaction," 28 Mar. 2018 In Bruce Pearl's first year on the Plains, Auburn erased what had been a largely forgettable season with a tremendous and dramatic three-game stretch in the SEC Tournament. James Crepea,, "Auburn excited about 'huge' NCAA Tournament win, sets sights on Sweet 16," 17 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of forgettable

1845, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of forgettable

: likely to be forgotten : not worth remembering

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