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

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memorableness noun
memorably \ ˈmem-​rə-​blē How to pronounce memorably (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 Despite the upheaval, the variety sketch show managed to pull off some memorable moments, and the new format didn't stop celebrities from making appearances. Rachel Yang,, "Saturday Night Live to air new at-home episode this week as season 45 finale," 7 May 2020 But listening to radio commentaries of memorable baseball games can help ease the ache in self-isolating fans’ hearts. The Economist, "Bleachers of the mind The comfort of old-time baseball broadcasts," 2 May 2020 The Giants routed the Chicago Bears, 47-7, in the 1956 NFL championship game, then lost to the Baltimore Colts in the memorable 1958 sudden-death overtime title game and again in 1959. Richard Goldstein,, "Harland Svare, 89, Giants linebacker and young head coach," 29 Apr. 2020 Cincinnati Reds fans will have plenty of memorable games to watch on MLB Network on Tuesday. Bobby Nightengale,, "MLB Network airing classic Cincinnati Reds games Tuesday for Larkin, Browning birthdays," 27 Apr. 2020 More than a decade ago, Tyra Banks conducted her most memorable interview ever on The Tyra Banks Show. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, "Tyra Banks Recreates That Famous Beyoncé Interview with Herself," 28 Feb. 2020 During high school, Clary had another memorable experience. Cameron Fields, cleveland, "Browns fan who lives in Strongsville remembers days of Kardiac Kids and Don Cockroft coming to high school," 21 Feb. 2020 The result can not only be a filling, inexpensive meal with menu items that will surprise you, but a memorable travel experience as well. Dan Fellner, azcentral, "McSpaghetti, anyone? Weird things things you can eat at McDonald's around the world," 20 Feb. 2020 As for the McKeowns, they are left with another memorable experience at Raising Cane's. Billy Kobin, The Courier-Journal, "Raising Cane's rewards officers who thwarted Louisville robbery with free chicken for a year," 19 Feb. 2020

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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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The first known use of memorable was in the 15th century

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29 May 2020

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“Memorable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of memorable

: very good or interesting and worth remembering


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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