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 quotable (audio) also  ˌkō-​ \ noun

Examples of quotable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Creator Simon Blackwell crafts only quotable dialogue, and the cast excels at playing various levels of polite delusion. Kristen Baldwin, EW.com, 24 June 2021 Yoda is funny, which makes his life coaching uniquely quotable. Ew Staff, EW.com, 4 May 2021 Also, don’t forget that The Hunt for Red October is surprisingly quotable. Tim Grierson, Vulture, 30 Apr. 2021 All of these people are smart and quotable, and every single one of them probably has enough great origin stories to fill their own book. San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Apr. 2021 From Legally Blonde to Best In Show to A Cinderella Story, the actress is consistently quotable and meme-worthy. Annie Goldsmith, Town & Country, 25 Apr. 2021 The landmark film Chinatown features some quotable conversations between complex, colorful characters. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 20 Apr. 2021 That’s exactly what Andre 3000′s endlessly quotable opening verse over a soulful instrumental is. Troy L. Smith, cleveland, 13 Apr. 2021 Beyond being one of the most indelible of all superhero movies, The Dark Knight might also be among the most quotable. Tim Grierson, Vulture, 22 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of quotable

1811, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of quotable was in 1811

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“Quotable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quotable. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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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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