American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Liable to change; capricious: changeable weather.
- adj. Being such that alteration is possible: changeable behavior.
- adj. Varying in color or appearance when seen from different angles: changeable silk.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Liable to change; subject to alteration or variation; fickle; inconstant; mutable; variable: as, a person of a changeable mind.
- Having the quality of varying in color or external appearance:” as, changeable silk; the changeable chameleon.
- Unstable, uncertain, wavering, vacillating.
- adj. Capable of being changed.
- adj. Subject to sudden or frequent changes.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Capable of change; subject to alteration; mutable; variable; fickle; inconstant.
- adj. Appearing different, as in color, in different lights, or under different circumstances.
- adj. capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature
- adj. subject to change
- adj. such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change
- adj. varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
- change + -able (Wiktionary)
“The music is often in changeable, irregular meters that later indie-rockers would categorize as math-rock, while the vocals are muttered as much as sung.”
“Lane dilutes to "changeable" -- making a truism of a metaphor.”
“The weather did improve, but remained changeable, which is what you expect at the end of May.”
“But after candidates tell you their views on health care or oil prices -- every word changeable with the wind -- you arrive at the vital questions: What kind of person is this candidate?”
“Christ: she hath the moon, that is, the changeable things of the world, under her feet: and the twelve stars with which she is crowned, are the twelve apostles: she is in labour and pain, whilst she brings forth her children, and Christ in them, in the midst of afflictions and persecutions.”
“Springtime is going to be a little bit changeable, that is typical for this time of year.”
“Other tools supporting learning adaptations for students facing visual challenges — such as changeable text size, font, colour/shading (for colour blindness) — must also be built in at a fundamental level, for a product or device to be considered.”
“It would be easier to tear out the mechanicals in this building than in another one; but if you saw the amount of planning we had to go through, in terms of simply sequence of construction, to get everything where it needed to go, you wouldn't think of this as "changeable".”
“Living in this kind of changeable environment (even if we're rooted here, no one else is), you develop a real sense that everything is temporary.”
“I limited the "changeable" items to the pickguard, the knobs, and the color of the pickups.”
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