watch·​able | \ ˈwä-chə-bəl How to pronounce watchable (audio) , ˈwȯ- \

Definition of watchable

: worth watching a minor but highly watchable film

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watchable noun

Examples of watchable in a Sentence

a minor but highly watchable film
Recent Examples on the Web With everyone committing to Thibodeau’s defensive mandate, the Knicks are floating close to .500 for the first time in eight years and are actually watchable again. New York Times, "That Strange Feeling Going Around New York Is Optimism," 23 Feb. 2021 The second season of this incredibly watchable study of toxic masculinity was just produced exclusively for Netflix and people can’t stop talking about it. Brian Tallerico, Vulture, "The 100 Best TV Shows on Netflix Right Now," 1 Feb. 2021 Netflix's new Regency-set romance series was the show to watch this Christmas and was sadly far too watchable to savour. Rosie Knight,, "18 Shows To Watch When You Run Out Of Bridgerton Episodes," 30 Dec. 2020 The narrative is a head-scratcher, but the haunting visuals keep it watchable. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, "What to stream this weekend: Netflix's holiday 'Jingle Jangle,' 'The Life Ahead' with Sophia Loren," 12 Nov. 2020 This goes back to the opening question: Will the Cavs be watchable? Terry Pluto, cleveland, "Will Cavs be watchable? Collin Sexton off bench? What about Darius Garland? Hey, Terry," 25 Dec. 2020 Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal, the leads of the Hulu series, capture that tension with remarkable grace, which makes the series so compulsively watchable. Hannah Giorgis, The Atlantic, "The 15 Best TV Shows of 2020," 12 Dec. 2020 This is the approach to communication that made Carone more watchable than any of the more polished crackpots around her. New York Times, "The Tactic of Our Time: Sound Urgent, Be Incomprehensible," 17 Dec. 2020 Even though there are only four episodes that are all equally watchable, one, of course, just has to be better than the others. Rachel Paige,, "There Are 4 New Girl Holiday Episodes But Only One Of Them Is Perfect," 15 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of watchable

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of watchable was circa 1909

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1 Mar 2021

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“Watchable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of watchable

: worth watching because of being interesting or entertaining
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