maniable

adjective man·i·a·ble \ ˈmanēəbəl \

Definition of maniable

1 obsolete :capable of being handled or worked :pliable
2 :manageable, tractable
  • some more definite and more maniable problem
  • —Clive Bell

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Origin and Etymology of maniable

Middle French, from Old French, from manier to caress, handle (from main hand, from Latin manus) + -able


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