articulable

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Etymology[edit]

articul(ate) +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

articulable (comparative more articulable, superlative most articulable)

  1. (of words, linguistic expressions, etc.) Capable of being pronounced or expressed distinctly in speech.
    • 1796, P. W. Fogg, Elementa Anglicana, volume 2, page 159
      It is beyond a doubt that many sounds are articulable, which do not occur in English.
  2. (of ideas, thoughts, etc.) Capable of being expressed clearly in language.

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References[edit]

  • articulable” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • "articulable" in the Wordsmyth Dictionary-Thesaurus © Wordsmyth 2002.
  • Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987-1996. See "articulate."