spankable

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Etymology[edit]

spank +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

spankable (comparative more spankable, superlative most spankable)

  1. Suitable for spanking.
    • 1900, Rudyard Kipling, From Sea to Sea: Letters of Travel‎
      'If he says he won't come, he won't,' she said, as though he were one of the elemental forces of nature instead of a spankable brat...
    • 1996, James C Bulman, Shakespeare, Theory, and Performance‎
      ...the level on which she can be pert, sly, and spankable, and fill out a small personality.
    • 2000, Neal Stephenson, The diamond age
      Judge Fang knew that Dr. X controlled legions of criminals ranging from spankable delinquents up to international crime lords...

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