for·​get·​ta·​ble | \ fər-ˈge-tə-bəl How to pronounce forgettable (audio) , 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.
Recent Examples on the Web Andy Dalton’s revenge game was every bit as forgettable as his Bengals career. Dallas News, 13 Dec. 2020 Some rank among the series’ finest moments, while others are forgettable. Troy L. Smith, cleveland, 14 Dec. 2021 Khan quickly became a trending topic on Twitter during SmackDown Live, and interest in an otherwise forgettable AEW Dynamite lineup stands to benefit as well. Alfred Konuwa, Forbes, 29 May 2021 The rounds are as memorable as the golf back home is forgettable. The Enquirer, 3 Dec. 2021 Vaccines that vanish from the body too quickly can also be forgettable. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 1 Dec. 2021 Shedrick Jackson, who had a forgettable game against Penn State last month, caught all five of his targets for 61 yards. Tom Green |, al, 16 Oct. 2021 Much of the rest of the defense remains behind schedule, as Tulsa too easily exploited OSU’s man-to-man coverage with its previously forgettable passing game. Nathan Baird, cleveland, 18 Sep. 2021 That forgettable game for Clark came on Sept. 17, 2016, when the Mountaineers hosted UM at Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, N.C. Khobi Price,, 10 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of forgettable

1845, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of forgettable was in 1845

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23 Jan 2022

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“Forgettable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of forgettable

: likely to be forgotten : not worth remembering

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