quot·​able | \ ˈkwō-tə-bəl How to pronounce quotable (audio) also ˈkō- \

Definition of quotable

: fit for or worth quoting

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quotability \ ˌkwō-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce quotability (audio) also  ˌkō-​ \ noun

Examples of quotable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This theatrical look at legendary governor Ann Richards is a two-hour delight, full of bawdy stories, rich insights and quotable lines. Jeanne Jakle, ExpressNews.com, "‘Perry Mason,’ ‘Queer Eye’ and 10 more new and returning TV shows to watch this summer," 4 June 2020 The writing is stellar throughout, but the one-liners are truly legendary and remain quotable to this day. T+l Editors, Travel + Leisure, "These Are the TV Shows T+L Editors Are Binge-watching Right Now," 4 May 2020 The brilliant innovator Elon Musk and the genius theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking have been two of the most quotable and influential purveyors of these AI predictions. Kevin Scott, Wired, "Automation May Take Jobs—but AI Will Create Them," 3 Apr. 2020 Lizzie’s literary genius rests not just in her acres of quotable one-liners but in her invention of what was really a new form, which has more or less replaced literary fiction — the memoir by a young person no one has ever heard of before. Janelle Griffith, NBC News, "Elizabeth Wurtzel, 'Prozac Nation' author, dies at 52," 7 Jan. 2020 And so Kelce continued to burnish his reputation as the all-purpose player — dynamic on the field and and highly quotable off the field. Josh Peter, USA TODAY, "Travis Kelce confident Kansas City Chiefs fans won't have long to wait for another Super Bowl win," 3 Feb. 2020 Constantly quotable and utterly filler-less, Sremmlife remains the duo's definitive full length. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks," 19 Nov. 2019 Every year, fans flock to social media to share the gif of that precious moment, or reminisce about the hit 2004 film and all of its quotable lines. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "Tina Fey and Busy Philipps to Co-Host "Mean Girls" Facebook Live Viewing Party on October 3," 28 Sep. 2019 Will Tryon, the avuncular and endlessly quotable owner of Adventure Photo Tours, picks me up outside the Union Plaza Hotel at the end of Fremont Street, driving a white SUV not unlike the vehicles preferred by camo dudes. Jordan Runtagh, PEOPLE.com, "The Storming of Area 51: A Covert Journey to the Heart of America’s Worst-Kept Secret," 13 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of quotable

1811, in the meaning defined above

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“Quotable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quotable. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of quotable

: deserving to be quoted : interesting or clever enough to be quoted

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