Examples of peaceable in a Sentence
He has a peaceable nature.
The crowd dispersed in a peaceable manner.
Recent Examples of peaceable from the Web
Prior to many of Goodall’s discoveries, chimpanzees were portrayed as primates that never ate meat and lived in a peaceable kingdom in which ape did not kill ape unless there was something mentally wrong with that individual.
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First Known Use of peaceable
PEACEABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of peaceable for English Language Learners
: not liking or wanting to fight or argue
: not involving violence or fighting
PEACEABLE Defined for Kids
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