Definitions

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  • adj. That can be spelled.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being spelt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being spelled, or represented in letters: as, some birds utter spellable notes.

Etymologies

spell +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But I would write as a Fossback, because that was my Gran's name, or as a Haugan, because it would amuse me to go incognito as Ms. Norwegian Underhill, or as a few other things that are both ethnically appropriate to me and reasonably spellable.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • I have been stranded in France, due to the unpronounceable and un-spellable (unless you are Icelandic) volcano that erupted on my way back from the 2010 Design Leadership Summit in Venice Italy.

    Kathryn M. Ireland: Design Leadership Summit, Venezia 2010

  • I have been stranded in France, due to the unpronounceable and un - spellable (unless you are Icelandic) volcano that erupted on my way back from the 2010 Design Leadership Summit in Venice Italy.

    Kathryn M. Ireland: Design Leadership Summit, Venezia 2010

  • When I trained it was called von Recklinghausen's disease, now there is a spellable version.

    Jar City by Arnaldur Indridason

  • In the interest of keeping the English language spellable for web people, perhaps week could go with a unispelling like 'brayk.'

    Touchy, Touchy: Catching Up With "The Climb"

  • And this week, the company changed its name from the thoroughly unsexy Roe River to the made-up-yet-spellable Twistage.

    Twistage: Bring a YouTube to Your Site

  • It came in useful in Tuebingen where weirdly, since Emily Owens is not a German name, and barely spellable/pronounceable by them there was already an Emily Owens enrolled, and I had to use emma.owens@uni.tuebingen.de as my email address, etc.

    Nom de plume, nom de guerre, nom de fille...

  • And as for those lifting a glass at the big hooh-hah next week: a festive, neatly snipped-off, easily pronounceable and correctly spellable congrats to one and all.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Other immediate sounds were not spellable at all, though fairly in-terpretable.

    Murder By The Book

  • So, how was Tim at imitating the lead singer/guitarist with the un-pronounceable and un-spellable last name?

    BlogHer - Life Well Said

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