makeable

adjective
make·​able | \ ˈmā-kə-bəl How to pronounce makeable (audio) \
variants: or

Definition of makeable

: capable of being made also : reasonably likely to be made a makeable putt

Examples of makeable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web New York rallied from an 18-point halftime deficit, although the Buccaneers missed a late makeable field goal. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, "Buccaneers vs. Giants live stream (11/2): How to watch NFL Week 8 online, TV, time," 2 Nov. 2020 New York rallied from an 18-point halftime deficit, although the Buccaneers missed a late makeable field goal. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, "Buccaneers vs. Giants live stream (11/2): How to watch NFL Week 8 online, TV, time," 2 Nov. 2020 New York rallied from an 18-point halftime deficit, although the Buccaneers missed a late makeable field goal. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, "Buccaneers vs. Giants live stream (11/2): How to watch NFL Week 8 online, TV, time," 2 Nov. 2020 New York rallied from an 18-point halftime deficit, although the Buccaneers missed a late makeable field goal. Tom Canavan, orlandosentinel.com, "Tom Brady, Bucs rolling enter matchup with Joe Judge, Giants," 31 Oct. 2020 Get the recipe: Smitten Kitchen’s Deb Perelman created a waffle recipe that’s easy (one bowl, hand-mixed), makeable without advance planning, whole grain (which offsets the inevitable puddles of syrup, right?), and crispy. Deb Perelman, Bon Appétit, "I Swore I’d Never Make Waffles Again, Yet Here I Am Making Waffles," 15 Apr. 2020 His 15-foot step-back was difficult, but certainly makeable. Adam Himmelsbach, BostonGlobe.com, "Did the Celtics make right move not calling time to set up last play against Rockets in overtime loss?," 1 Mar. 2020 The two-hour tussle ended in similar fashion to the first set conclusion, Halep erring on a makeable passing shot -- this time with the backhand -- with Muguruza in trouble. Ravi Ubha, CNN, "Sofia Kenin ends 'Barty Party' at Australian Open, will face Garbine Muguruza in final," 30 Jan. 2020 Both teams — blessed with good kickers — missed makeable field goals in the first half. Zach Osterman, Indianapolis Star, "IU football wins Old Oaken Bucket in OT thriller, gets win No. 8 for first time in 26 years," 30 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of makeable

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Makeable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/makeable. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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makeable

adjective
How to pronounce makeable (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of makeable

sports : able to be made or likely to be made

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