pre·​sent·​able pri-ˈzen-tə-bəl How to pronounce presentable (audio)
: capable of being presented
: being in condition to be seen or inspected especially by the critical
presentability noun
presentableness noun
presentably adverb

Examples of presentable in a Sentence

I have to make myself presentable before our guests arrive.
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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1626, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of presentable was circa 1626

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“Presentable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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pre·​sent·​able pri-ˈzent-ə-bəl How to pronounce presentable (audio)
: having a satisfactory or pleasing appearance
presentably adverb

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