collectible

adjective
col·​lect·​ible | \ kə-ˈlek-tə-bəl How to pronounce collectible (audio) \
variants: or less commonly collectable

Definition of collectible

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : suitable for being collected collectible coins collectible figurines
2 : due for present payment : payable collectible credit card bills

collectible

noun
variants: or less commonly collectable

Definition of collectible (Entry 2 of 2)

: an object that is collected by fanciers especially : one other than such traditionally collectible items as art, stamps, coins, and antiques The dolls are collectibles.

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Adjective

collectibility or less commonly collectability \ kə-​ˌlek-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce collectible (audio) \ noun

Examples of collectible in a Sentence

Adjective The shop sells antiques and various collectible items. Noun She displays her collectibles in a glass case.
Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective One of its collectible figures will join other pop culture stars as a Macy’s M -3.2% Thanksgiving Day parade balloon. Joan Verdon, Forbes, 9 Sep. 2021 Turns out the pandemic turned more people onto collectible sneakers. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, 21 May 2021 Through the retail outlet and online, shoppers have access to high jewelry, fine art, collectible sneakers, watches, designer handbags, decorative objects, furniture and more via the platform. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 10 May 2021 The annual comic book love fest -- which features comics, collectible toys, cosplay, original art and handmade collectibles -- takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 1 at the North Olmsted Soccer Sportsplex. John Benson, cleveland, 21 July 2021 The Dream Show will be a ticketed event at the M1 Concourse, the 1.5-mile track that’s ringed by hundreds of private garages housing collectible cars, sprawling across 87 acres on Pontiac’s south side. Bill Laitner, Detroit Free Press, 12 May 2021 Ganga started as a tattoo artist, but now his company is working to provide tattoo education and is even launching a series of collectible toys in the future. Shama Hyder, Forbes, 6 Apr. 2021 The economy may be in a precarious spot, but the collectible card market is apparently booming. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 9 Mar. 2021 Grimes is auctioning off 10 exclusive pieces of digital artwork — in the form of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) — for the next 48 hours, the singer’s first-ever collection of crypto art aimed at the burgeoning blockchain collectible market. Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone, 28 Feb. 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The difference between an NFT and a physical collectible such as a baseball card is that, using blockchain technology, users can verify the authenticity and rarity of an NFT. Houston Mitchell Assistant Sports Editor, Los Angeles Times, 25 Aug. 2021 Enterprises can also use NFTs for pure collectible and storage purposes instead of for trading. Hoang-giang Tran, Forbes, 16 June 2021 The winning bidder will get a 55-inch monitor to display the collectible, and will join Staubach and Pearson on the field for a re-enactment of the play that gave the Cowboys a 17-14 victory. Schuyler Dixon, Star Tribune, 21 July 2021 For fans who don’t see the appeal in a digital collectible, the concept of NFTs could still prove pervasive. Ethan Sears, Los Angeles Times, 15 July 2021 So, what type of NFT digital representations would be deemed a collectible? Adam Bergman, Forbes, 13 May 2021 Simultaneously, the Zenitsu Agatsuma collectible also depicts him in his classic half-conscious state. Sarah Toscano, EW.com, 14 June 2021 The long-term intent, by and large, is not to buy a collectible as an investment and sell it two or three years later. Thomas H. Ruggie, Forbes, 13 May 2021 His collectible is complete with his signature fedora, black and white suit, purple claw nails, and fiendish red eyes. Sarah Toscano, EW.com, 14 June 2021

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First Known Use of collectible

Adjective

1660, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for collectible

Adjective

collect entry 2 + -ible

Noun

derivative of collectible entry 1

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The first known use of collectible was in 1660

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21 Sep 2021

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“Collectible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collectible. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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collectible

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of collectible

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: good for a collection : considered valuable by collectors

collectible

noun

English Language Learners Definition of collectible (Entry 2 of 2)

: something that is considered valuable by collectors and usually kept as part of a group of similar things : a collectible thing

collectible

adjective
col·​lect·​ible | \ kə-ˈlek-tə-bəl How to pronounce collectible (audio) \

Kids Definition of collectible

: considered valuable by collectors

Other Words from collectible

collectible noun

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