mis·​tak·​able mə-ˈstā-kə-bəl How to pronounce mistakable (audio)
: capable of being misunderstood or mistaken

Examples of mistakable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web None of the big cuts from Planet Her are mistakable for one another, and a half-dozen fans of hers might each pick a different favorite from the bunch. Billboard Staff, Billboard, 8 Feb. 2022 The vibrant honey color of soybeans make a field easily mistakable for a wildflower meadow. Sarah Bowman, The Indianapolis Star, 29 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1646, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mistakable was in 1646

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Cite this Entry

“Mistakable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mistakable. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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