teachable

adjective teach·able \ ˈtē-chə-bəl \
|Updated on: 24 Jun 2018

Definition of teachable

1 a : capable of being taught
b : apt and willing to learn
2 : favorable to teaching

teachableness

noun

teachably

play \ˈtē-chə-blē\ adverb

Examples of teachable in a Sentence

  1. students who are teachable and eager to learn

  2. The book's style makes it very teachable.

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First Known Use of teachable

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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TEACHABLE Defined for English Language Learners

teachable

Definition of teachable for English Language Learners

  • : able and willing to learn : capable of being taught

  • : allowing something to be taught or learned easily



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