effable

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin effābilis (effor (I utter) + -able).

Adjective[edit]

effable (comparative more effable, superlative most effable)

  1. (archaic) Able to be spoken of; able to be expressed.
    Antonym: ineffable
    • 1996: "Rendering the Ineffable Effable" by Richard Cracroft
      This attempt by Joseph Smith Jr. to render effable the sublime and ineffable, to contain in words the appearance of the Father and the Son to him on that long ago spring morning in 1820...

Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formation from eff (fuck) + -able.

Adjective[edit]

effable (comparative more effable, superlative most effable)

  1. (slang, vulgar) Fuckable; sexually attractive.