Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being spelled, or represented in letters: as, some birds utter spellable notes.
- adj. That can be spelled.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Capable of being spelt.
- spell + -able (Wiktionary)
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“When I trained it was called von Recklinghausen's disease, now there is a spellable version.”
“In the interest of keeping the English language spellable for web people, perhaps week could go with a unispelling like 'brayk.”
“And this week, the company changed its name from the thoroughly unsexy Roe River to the made-up-yet-spellable Twistage.”
“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 email@example.com as my email address, etc.”
“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.”
“Other immediate sounds were not spellable at all, though fairly in-terpretable.”
“So, how was Tim at imitating the lead singer/guitarist with the un-pronounceable and un-spellable last name?”
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Words and phrases expressing a property which they also possess themselves: "noun" is a noun, "English" is English, etc. If W means W AND W is (a) W, then W is an autological item. Very often but n...
Words that describe themselves (at least as displayed below). Also called autological or homological words, as listed by dann and tthorley.
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