Definitions

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  • adj. Sexually attractive.

Etymologies

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bed +‎ -able

Examples

  • I'm wary of strong, clever women, however beddable they may be, and Ko Dali's daughter was strong and too clever for comfort.

    The Sky Writer

  • Meanwhile, I was going happily about my business, helping my dear wife spend her cash - which she did like a clipper-hand in port, I'm bound to say - and you would have said we were a blissful young couple, turning a blind eye to each other's infidelities and galloping in harness when we felt like it, which was frequent, for if anything she got more beddable with the passing years.

    Fiancée

  • She was everything he had dreamed of finding — wealthy and independent in her own right, desirous of only a few months 'diversion, very lovely, beddable in the extreme, and flatteringly interested.

    Irresistible

  • Definitely beddable if the face is any indication.

    Dancing with Clara

  • As often as not I went along, for after thirty years of travelling rough I didn't mind being wafted about in style, from steamer stateroom to hotel Pullman, and stopping at the best pubs on the way; another reason was that I didn't trust the little trollop an inch, for Elspeth at fifty was every bit as beddable as she'd been at sixteen, and had lost none of her ardour.

    Flashman and The Redskins

  • Any girl of beddable age would at once be presumed to be the lowest type of harlot, a foreign devil's harlot and despised as such, sneered at openly, and her value diminished.

    Noble House

  • Meanwhile, I was going happily about my business, helping my dear wife spend her cash — which she did like a clipper-hand in port, I'm bound to say — and you would have said we were a blissful young couple, turning a blind eye to each other's infidelities and galloping in harness when we felt like it, which was frequent, for if anything she got more beddable with the passing years.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • I'm so used to her being such an ugly tramp with the skin of a leather handbag, I don't know what to do when she actually looks like a beddable girl.

    The Velvet Hot Tub | Freshest Stories

  • Those kooky new Trojan condom commercials on TV, which magically turn a dirty hog into a beddable dude after he picks up a condom, may work for some people — like, for example, the frat boys who regularly recognize Gossip Girl’s Blake Lively on the street.

    Gillian Hearst-Shaw Overcame Her Fear of Condoms; Hopes You Will, Too

  • Those men don't just admire you, most of them want to bed you, and your presence here gives them every reason to assume you are beddable, "Madeline warned.

    Dearly Beloved

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  • bilby: I agree. It has an raffishly imperfect symmetry. The bs mirror the ds while the es somersault into schwa-like Latin alphas. (See also the comments on apocope.)

    ruzuzu: If you put it in the right font and flip it on its back, you get (approximately) ajqeppaq (if you’re into that). Better yet, break your suggestion into the practically-coherent phrase bed dab bel.* (Giving that the same treatment yields jaq peq paq, which sounds like something one might find on the website proposed by sionnach.

    * Oh. That should be “bed bad bel”, which is much funnier, and which I entirely missed. (At least I got it right up-side down.) More egg on my face, and I just changed.

    September 25, 2011

  • Better if it were bedbadbel.

    September 25, 2011

  • There's a slightly interesting visual thing with the d's an b's. And e's.

    September 24, 2011