speakable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

speak +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

speakable (not comparable)

  1. That can be spoken; utterable, verbalizable.
  2. Acceptable as a topic of discussion; not subject to taboo.
    • 2004, Robert I Yufit, David Lester, Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Suicidal Behavior
      Once the group knows that suicide is a speakable topic...