Definitions

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  • adj. That may be suspected.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. That may be suspected.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Liable to be suspected.

Etymologies

suspect +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As an Indian you had to be doubly careful—even before 9/11, much before everything that happened, all the mayhem, the rules, the Ashcroft suspicions, even being female and less suspectable, and this had nothing to do with that, it just had to do with living here—to melt into the background, to not draw attention to yourself.

    For the Sake of the Boy

  • There is indications between legal residents and those who can be identified as being highly suspectable.

    Rick Horowitz: Arizona Immigration Law: Let Them Look Inside Your Sole

  • Overhead lines are suspectable to damage, but the damage can be usually be readily identified.

    Sound Politics: Open Thread On The Storm

  • Auspicably suspectable but in expectancy of respectable-ness.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Evermore is parade and obsequiousness suspectable: it must show either a foolish head, or a knavish heart.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • On the issue of government research on autism, a reporter asked CDC Director, Dr Julie Gerberding: "are you putting any money into clinical studies rather than epidemiological studies, to verify or disprove the parents 'claim about a particular channel, a particular mechanism by which a minority of genetically suspectable kids are supposed damaged?"

    Dan Olmsted - Autism's Dick Tracy

  • I hasn't taken a cheer afore, perhaps carried one -- but it never has been my proud extinction to preside over such a meeting -- so numerous in its numbers and suspectable in its appearance.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, November 20, 1841

  • Similar accounts are given to-day; indeed, the recent accounts are in some instances suspectable repetitions of the old, and I have no doubt that their statements are as often founded on the exception as the rule, and that by far the greater number of acres are as barren as they appear to be.

    Cape Cod

  • There's something of a suspectable rascality, after that, in talking about pistols hid under the flaps of the coat.

    Horse-Shoe Robinson: A Tale of the Tory Ascendency.

  • But the Mustangs were suspectable to big plays through the air and on the ground in all three sessions.

    thepilot.com stories

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