makeable

adjective

make·​able ˈmā-kə-bəl How to pronounce makeable (audio)
variants or makable
: capable of being made
also : reasonably likely to be made
a makeable putt

Examples of makeable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The All-Star Knicks guard attributed his struggles finding the bottom of the net equally to his own missing makeable shots and a Pacers defense adjusting with each game played. Kristian Winfield, New York Daily News, 18 May 2024 If South cue-bids two hearts at his second turn, North-South might reach a makeable six clubs. Frank Stewart, The Mercury News, 9 Mar. 2024 And the cruelty of losing to K.C. on a makeable wide-right field goal!? Greg Cote, Miami Herald, 25 Jan. 2024 Young missed some makeable shots on his own in a miserable night, scoring 11 points on 4 of 18 shooting, including 1 of 11 from 3. Dustin Dopirak, The Indianapolis Star, 6 Jan. 2024 See all Example Sentences for makeable 

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of makeable was in the 15th century

Cite this Entry

“Makeable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/makeable. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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