presentable

adjective pre·sent·able \ pri-ˈzen-tə-bəl \
|Updated on: 27 Jun 2018

Definition of presentable

1 : capable of being presented
2 : being in condition to be seen or inspected especially by the critical

presentability

play \pri-ˌzen-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

presentableness

play \pri-ˈzen-tə-bəl-nəs\ noun

presentably

play \pri-ˈzen-tə-blē\ adverb

Examples of presentable in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of presentable

circa 1626

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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PRESENTABLE Defined for English Language Learners

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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

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

Definition of presentable for Students

: having a satisfactory or pleasing appearance
  • Make yourself presentable.


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