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[kwoh-tuh-buh l] /ˈkwoʊ tə bəl/

able to be or easily , as by reason of effectiveness, succinctness, or the like:
the most quotable book of the season.
suitable or appropriate for quotation:
His comments were hilarious but unfortunately not quotable.
apt or suitable for quotation: his remarks are not quotable in mixed company

1804, from quote (v.) + -able. Related: Quotably.


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