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quotable

[kwoh-tuh-buh l] /ˈkwoʊ tə bəl/
adjective
1.
able to be quoted or easily quoted, as by reason of effectiveness, succinctness, or the like:
the most quotable book of the season.
2.
suitable or appropriate for quotation:
His comments were hilarious but unfortunately not quotable.
Origin of quotable
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25; quote + -able
Related forms
quotability, quotableness, noun
quotably, adverb
unquotable, adjective
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quotable

/ˈkwəʊtəbəl/
adjective
1.
apt or suitable for quotation: his remarks are not quotable in mixed company
Derived Forms
quotability, noun
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Word Origin and History for quotable
adj.

1804, from quote (v.) + -able. Related: Quotably.

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