Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being handled

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being handled.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being handled.

Etymologies

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handle +‎ -able

Examples

  • Cool until handleable, then slip the skins off the garlic, pull stems off the chiles and roughly chop (no need to remove the seeds).

    Heather Taylor: Chef Speak: Rick Bayless

  • Cool until handleable, then slip the skins off the garlic, pull stems off the chiles and roughly chop no need to remove the seeds.

    Heather Taylor: Chef Speak: Rick Bayless

  • After wasting good pack space lumping that thing around I took someone's cunning advice and cut the guide into easily handleable sections which then got lost at different points in the pack along with the remains of yesterday's cheese sandwiches and underwear.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • No, they are not obedience-trained Golden Retrievers, but they are handleable, friendly, affectionate, and love interaction with their people.

    cattle:aurochs::dogs:wolves?

  • The other ways I'd heard about involved machine knitting to condense the yarn package to more handleable proportionsor even just crocheting a long chain.

    Fuzzarelly

  • And if the threat remains handleable by the force structure and the force size and the force composition that we have in Afghanistan now, then we'll stay with that.

    CNN Transcript Apr 5, 2002

  • MR. JENNINGS: Yes I was going to say, I just suddenly remembered, somebody told me, Heather has a handleable question.

    Abc Childrens Questions With The President

  • It was really too cruel and not handleable when it all stopped in one day, and she was back in her kitchen in Brookline and the phone wasn't ringing and there was no schedule and no staff and no Secret Service.

    What it Takes: The Way to the White House

  • Varanus rudicollis is not usually handleable like a savanah monitor or other docile species.

    WN.com - Articles related to Global climate change causing decline in lizard species

  • If he ends up being handleable, then he will be a 2 year fluke.

    The Moderate Voice

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