from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Suitable for wear: wearable shoes for the summer.
  • adj. Suitable for easy wear: wearable evening clothes.
  • n. Something that can be worn, especially a garment. Often used in the plural.

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  • adj. Able to be worn.
  • n. Something that can be worn; an item of clothing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being worn; suitable to be worn.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being worn; fit for wear, as a garment or a textile fabric.
  • n. A garment; a piece of wearing-apparel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. suitable for wear or able to be worn
  • n. a covering designed to be worn on a person's body


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wear +‎ -able


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