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


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


  • 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


  • "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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