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prɪˈzɛn tə bəlpre·sentable

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. presentableadjective

    fit to be seen

    "presentable clothes"


  1. presentableadjective

    In good enough shape that someone or something can be shown to other people, tidy, attractive

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Presentableadjective

    What may be presented.

    Etymology: from present.

    Incumbents of churches presentable cannot, by their sole act, grant their incumbencies to others; but may make leases of the profits thereof. John Ayliffe, Parergon.


  1. presentable

    Presentable generally refers to the appearance or state of being tidy, neat, and suitable or attractive enough to be seen or presented to others. It usually implies having met a certain standard or expectation of cleanliness, orderliness, or professionalism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Presentableadjective

    capable or admitting of being presented; suitable to be exhibited, represented, or offered; fit to be brought forward or set forth; hence, fitted to be introduced to another, or to go into society; as, ideas that are presentable in simple language; she is not presentable in such a gown

  2. Presentableadjective

    admitting of the presentation of a clergiman; as, a church presentable

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. prsentable.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of presentable in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of presentable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of presentable in a Sentence

  1. Elizabeth DiMartino:

    The classrooms are falling apart. They look sad, we spend so much of our own money just to make the classrooms look presentable.

  2. Connor Finn:

    I've worked my butt off for four years trying to make myself seem really presentable, studying two hours a week for the SAT (entrance exam) and getting all As in my classes, and then the fact that people would just pay hundreds of thousands of dollars and without the hard work is really not rewarding at all.

  3. Felix Klein:

    I don't want to say the AfD is anti-Semitic, per se, but it tolerates representatives who are demanding a new policy of remembrance, they initiated this discussion about drawing a line (under the Holocaust) and that is very dangerous because it helps make anti-Semitism presentable again.

  4. Chris Kyle widow:

    I wanted to support everyone who made this movie representing real veteran families, but I didn't think I had the energy to show up at the Oscars, let alone be presentable, so, I find myself in a surreal position...like Cinderella who scrubs the floors but has a fairy Godmother (Warner Brothers) who got me on a plane and had a dress and jewelry and even the shoes and spanx waiting for me.

  5. Jeb Jr.:

    He's a horrible dresser, the guy has polo shirts that are older than me probably. He's not focused on his looks, although Mom takes care of him on that front -- try to dress him up and make sure he looks, I guess, presentable.

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