listenable

adjective
lis·​ten·​able | \ ˈlis-nə-bəl How to pronounce listenable (audio) , ˈli-sᵊn-ə- \

Definition of listenable

: agreeable to listen to

Examples of listenable in a Sentence

He finds some of his son's music very listenable.
Recent Examples on the Web While his voice might have more warble to it, his ability to turn the bucolic into something infinitely listenable is still formidable. Melissa Ruggieri, USA TODAY, 17 June 2022 This might be the most listenable thing on this list. SPIN, 28 Apr. 2022 The best new books of 2022 have begun to arrive in the form of dazzling hardcovers and highly-listenable audiobooks. Glamour, 17 Feb. 2022 But look at what this disaster is: gorgeous, soulful, ever-listenable music that wins new fans anytime anyone with a heart and good taste listens to it. Los Angeles Times, 27 Nov. 2021 Through it all, Sullivan’s flexible voice rises and falls, smooth and endlessly listenable. Andrew R. Chow, Time, 27 May 2021 All Arroyo has to do to be instantly listenable is be Arroyo. Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, 6 May 2021 Learning instruments and writing songs came very naturally to me, but figuring out how to record and turn those skills into a listenable record eluded me for a long time. Nick Williams, Billboard, 13 Feb. 2020 Employee-only podcasts are password-protected and usually uploaded and listenable from internal intranet sites only. Molly Beck, Quartz at Work, 15 Apr. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of listenable

1942, in the meaning defined above

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listen

listenable

listener

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22 Jun 2022

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“Listenable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/listenable. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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