from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Able to be exploited, especially commercially
  • adj. Easily fooled; credulous

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being exploited, in any sense.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • While on the one hand, it's hard to fault the guy for making decisions that will make him, and his shareholders rich, by cranking out "exploitable" games, the fact is that of all the publishers out there, Activision is more than capable of weathering the inherent risks of making new and different games.

    The New Evil Empire

  • Where do people get the idea that smart students are supposed to be some kind of exploitable resource whose primary role is to help the rest of the school?

    Matthew Yglesias » Vouchers in DC

  • The redacted version of "Saddam and Terrorism" is the most definitive public assessment to date from the Harmony program, the trove of "exploitable" documents, audio and video records, and computer files captured in Iraq.

    Saddam's Terror Links

  • "These movies couldn't get big stars, so they had to have what they called 'exploitable' elements, lurid material that Hollywood movies couldn't or wouldn't do," Rodriguez says.

    Greetings From Horrorwood

  • Adobe didn't provide many details on the vulnerability but wrote that it is remotely exploitable, meaning a hacker could use it to infect a computer with malicious software over the Internet.

    Techworld Australia News

  • But sure: if "exploitable" is an essential part of the definition of "bug" ….

    Raw Thought (from Aaron Swartz)

  • Ghostbusters, Riddick and 50 Cent games not "exploitable" enough for Activision Blizzard


  • The company's shares fell 1.8% to 926.55 rupees, also weighed by a media report that India's Directorate General of Hydrocarbons has refused to approve three natural gas discoveries made at Reliance's Krishna-Godavari D6 block as commercially exploitable finds.

    India Shares End Flat as L&T Offsets Reliance Losses

  • But I was talking about how the most exploitable systems are typically because of admin error.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » If you like the BP spill, you’ll love cyberwar

  • (As an aside, my first reading of your last sentence was about SOX, the software, which is also a rediculous PITA but probably not exploitable; -) Chris Travers (Quote)

    The Volokh Conspiracy » If you like the BP spill, you’ll love cyberwar


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