Quotable Quot"a*ble (kw[=o]t"[.a]*b'l), a. Capable or worthy of being quoted; as, a quotable writer; a quotable sentence. [1913 Webster] -- {Quot`a*bil"i*ty} (kw[=o]t"[.a]*b[i^]l"[i^]*t[y^]), n. --Poe. [1913 Webster]

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  • quotable — (adj.) 1821, from QUOTE (Cf. quote) (v.) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Quotably …   Etymology dictionary

  • quotable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ suitable for or worth quoting. DERIVATIVES quotability noun …   English terms dictionary

  • quotable — [kwōt′ə bəl] adj. worthwhile quoting or suitable for quotation quotability n. quotably adv …   English World dictionary

  • quotable — quotability, quotableness, n. quotably, adv. /kwoh teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. able to be quoted or easily quoted, as by reason of effectiveness, succinctness, or the like: the most quotable book of the season. 2. suitable or appropriate for quotation:… …   Universalium

  • quotable — adjective Capable or worthy of being quoted; as, a quotable writer; a quotable sentence. See Also: quotability, quotation, quote …   Wiktionary

  • quotable — quot|a|ble [ˈkwəutəbəl US ˈkwou ] adj a quotable remark or statement is interesting, clever, or amusing ▪ a speech full of witty, quotable phrases …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • quotable — [[t]kwo͟ʊtəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED Quotable comments are written or spoken comments that people think are interesting and worth quoting. I deal in ends rather than means was another of his more quotable sayings …   English dictionary

  • quotable — adj. Quotable is used with these nouns: ↑quote …   Collocations dictionary

  • quotable — adjective a quotable remark or statement is interesting and noticeable, especially because it is clever or amusing …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • quotable — adjective Date: 1811 fit for or worth quoting • quotability noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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