mem·​o·​ra·​ble | \ ˈmem-rə-bəl How to pronounce memorable (audio) , ˈme-mə-rə-, ˈme-mər- \

Definition of memorable

: worth remembering : notable a memorable occasion a memorable performance memorable quotations

Other Words from memorable

memorableness noun
memorably \ ˈmem-​rə-​blē How to pronounce memorable (audio) , ˈme-​mə-​rə-​ , ˈme-​mər-​ \ adverb

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Examples of memorable in a Sentence

It was the most memorable line of the play. She gave a memorable performance.
Recent Examples on the Web Sure, the classic sheet cake is good, but a DIY snow cone station is a delicious and memorable graduation party dessert. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 3 Aug. 2022 Stay on top of the trends that deliver the most memorable and engaging experiences. Mimi Flanders, Forbes, 2 Aug. 2022 The shorter and more memorable the combination, the higher the price, typically. Rachel King, Fortune, 31 July 2022 The elegant simplicity of that hook is supported by a disturbing internal mythology and an unnerving physical performance from kabuki actress Rie Inoo, who plays a small but memorable role as the film's spasmodic, well-dwelling ghost Sadako. Katie Rife,, 30 July 2022 Unfortunately, its acronym SCRI isn’t pithy or memorable like SHIELD or SPECTRE. Chris Klimek, Smithsonian Magazine, 27 July 2022 Joni deliver one of the most memorable and historic performances in Newport’s modern history. Jonathan Bernstein, Rolling Stone, 25 July 2022 The only thing that would’ve made this collection more iconic or memorable would’ve been the presence of Bush herself. Laia Garcia-furtado, Vogue, 19 July 2022 This brief yet memorable adventure is a refined take on the concept, as if it were made by an arthouse film studio. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, 18 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of memorable

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for memorable

Middle English, from Latin memorabilis, from memorare to remind, mention, from memor mindful

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“Memorable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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mem·​o·​ra·​ble | \ ˈme-mə-rə-bəl How to pronounce memorable (audio) , ˈmem-rə-bəl \

Kids Definition of memorable

: worth remembering : not easily forgotten a memorable experience

Other Words from memorable

memorably \ -​blē \ adverb

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