man·​age·​able ˈma-ni-jə-bəl How to pronounce manageable (audio)
: capable of being managed
manageability noun
manageableness noun
manageably adverb

Examples of manageable in a Sentence

We bought smaller, more manageable suitcases. They divided the students into three manageable groups. The conditioner makes your hair more manageable.
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Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of manageable was in 1598

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“Manageable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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