Definition of questionable
1 obsolete : inviting inquiry
2 obsolete : liable to judicial inquiry or action
4 : attended by well-grounded suspicions of being immoral, crude, false, or unsound : dubious <questionable motives>
questionablyplay \ˈkwes-chə-nə-blē, ˈkwesh-, in rapid speech ˈkwesh-nə-\ adverb
Examples of questionable in a sentence
The truth of the statements was highly questionable.
The water available in the village is of questionable quality.
a man of questionable character
They acquired the money through questionable means.
The company is facing a questionable future.
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QUESTIONABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of questionable for English Language Learners
: not likely to be true or correct : giving reason to doubt or question something
: likely to be bad : not worthy of trust
: not certain : unknown or undecided
QUESTIONABLE Defined for Kids
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