Definitions

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  • adj. That can be kept or is worth keeping.

Etymologies

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keep +‎ -able

Examples

  • They're the kind of keepable books you might not want to lend to a friend, or resell to the Strand, no matter how hard the recession hits you.

    the latest from teenvogue.com

  • For a while ..... she almost had me convinced I was keepable. posted @ 1: 25 p.m. on 2007-03-14 rewind or fast forward? fast forward housemates flipstash neangel justamephit phoenix59 indigojess no-yes-maybe mary-g babysmacks thanks diaryland not that ugly picstyle

    dykeinside Diary Entry

  • Without winding up feeling doable ... but not keepable. posted @ 5: 26 a.m. on 2004-10-20 rewind or fast forward? fast forward housemates % % buddylist%% thanks diaryland not that ugly picstyle

    dykeinside Diary Entry

  • Doable but not keepable isn't really the issue anymore.

    dykeinside Diary Entry

  • But Kedzie was not that kind of kept or keepable woman.

    We Can't Have Everything

  • Taking BIF with my 40D has been a bit frustrating, mostly with the low % of keepers although ones keepable are pretty good by my standards (some PP, nothing larger than 16X20).

    News: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)

  • Some of the stuff, not all, but the mid-range at least coming out of China is keepable.

    Mandolin Cafe News

  • They shouldn't be given cover, as Boehner is doing, by agreeing with the idea that pulling back any of the legally paid and keepable bonuses is okay.

    BizzyBlog

  • I kept trying to throw away old Christmas ornaments, creating my own filter for what made a worthy, keepable ornament.

    Notes from the Trail

  • I spent a couple hours on it today, and don't have a keepable track yet.

    Poor Miss Finch

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