shaveable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

shave +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

shaveable (comparative more shaveable, superlative most shaveable)

  1. Capable of being (easily) shaved.
    • 1863, Jemima Montgomery Tautphoeus, At Odds: Volume 2 (page 253)
      For my part, I think we ought to rejoice that this same beard is of real tangible shaveable hair.
    • 2001, Kim Bolton, Chris Wave, Conversations at the Girlville Diner
      In this new decade, diapers morphed into status symbols. The industry became overrun with a new generation of marketing geniuses. Youngsters not yet of a shaveable age,[sic] spewed forth designer diapers with the regularity of Old Faithful.