presentable

play
adjective pre·sent·able \pri-ˈzen-tə-bəl\

Definition of presentable

  1. 1 :  capable of being presented

  2. 2 :  being in condition to be seen or inspected especially by the critical

presentability

play \-ˌzen-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

presentableness

play \-ˈzen-tə-bəl-nəs\ noun

presentably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of presentable in a sentence

  1. I have to make myself presentable before our guests arrive.

Circa 1626

First Known Use of presentable

circa 1626


PRESENTABLE Defined for English Language Learners

presentable

play
adjective pre·sent·able \pri-ˈzen-tə-bəl\

Definition of presentable for English Language Learners

  • : in good enough condition to be seen by someone : not too dirty, messy, etc., to be seen


PRESENTABLE Defined for Kids

presentable

play
adjective pre·sent·able \pri-ˈzen-tə-bəl\

Definition of presentable for Students

  1. :  having a satisfactory or pleasing appearance <Make yourself presentable.>


Learn More about presentable


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up presentable? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to search out and expose misconduct

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ