quot·able | \ˈkwō-tə-bəl also ˈkō- \

Definition of quotable 

: fit for or worth quoting

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quotability \ˌkwō-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē also ˌkō- \ noun

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Named to the court two years after the far more colorful and quotable Antonin Scalia, Kennedy was something of an accidental nominee. Richard Wolf, USA TODAY, "From guns to gay rights, Justice Anthony Kennedy was the Supreme Court's swing vote," 27 June 2018 Wickedly funny and wildly quotable without really trying. Théoden Janes, charlotteobserver, "He was once Charlotte’s most feared attorney. Now Bill Diehl faces a different fight. | Charlotte Observer," 24 Apr. 2018 When the conversation began, Illig asked only that the focus be more on representing the gist of his words than finding the most quotable parts. Sam Mellinger, kansascity, "Cerner entrepreneur and Sporting co-owner Cliff Illig talks about the NBA's potential in Kansas City," 8 June 2018 And since this is Drake, the song also comes complete with eminently quotable lyrics. Raisa Bruner, Time, "Best Songs of 2018 So Far," 1 June 2018 Those are the immortal final words of Caddyshack, the irreverent 1980 comedy that's become an endlessly quotable cult classic after bogeying at the box office. Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY, "'Caddyshack': 5 wild things we learn about the Bill Murray comedy in new tell-all book," 24 Apr. 2018 The energetic, silly and wordy comedy of the then-unknown troupe was absurd, naughty and endlessly quotable. Katie Walsh, latimes.com, "'Super Troopers 2': Has it aged, or have we?," 19 Apr. 2018 Here, a selection of Bush's most quotable wisdom and witticisms. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "10 Quotes from Barbara Bush That Will Inspire You," 17 Apr. 2018 With his thick New York accent and eminently quotable remarks, Simon has been the go-to guy for reporters covering the myriad lawsuits in which his civil-rights organization racked up a series of victories over the years. Dara Kam, OrlandoSentinel.com, "ACLU of Florida leader retiring after decades of battles," 10 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of quotable

1811, in the meaning defined above

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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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