Examples of passable in a sentence
The main road is passable but most others are still covered with snow.
The river is passable during the summer months.
He did a passable job with the assignment.
She plays passable golf but prefers tennis.
First Known Use of passable
PASSABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of passable for English Language Learners
: capable of being passed, crossed, or traveled on
: good enough : adequate or satisfactory
PASSABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of passable for Students
1 : fit to be traveled on <passable roads>
2 : barely good enough <Meg's hair had been passable as long as she wore it tidily in braids. — Madeleine L'Engle, A Wrinkle in Time>
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