Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Manageable; tractable; docile.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Manageable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete manageable

Etymologies

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French, from manier to manage, from Latin manus hand.

Examples

  • But most artists have got to canalise their emotion and concentrate their energies on some more definite and more maniable problem than that of making something that shall be aesthetically

    Art

  • "The greatest ships," he writes, "are the least serviceable ...., less nimble, less maniable; 'Grande navi grande fatiga,' saith the Spaniard.

    A History of Sea Power

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