being truly or very much so: a veritable triumph.
Obsolete. true, as a statement or tale.
- ver·i·ta·ble·ness, noun
- ver·i·ta·bly, adverb
- non·ver·i·ta·ble, adjective
- non·ver·i·ta·ble·ness, noun
- non·ver·i·ta·bly, adverb
- un·ver·i·ta·ble, adjective
- un·ver·i·ta·ble·ness, noun
- un·ver·i·ta·bly, adverb
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How to use veritable in a sentence
And the capital city is a veritable utopia of acceptance and integration.
One of the stores Pragnell is referring to is Bodega Mi Amiga, a veritable institution on Via Porras in downtown Panama City.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama | Jeff Campagna | November 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Selter, on the other hand, has turned her butt selfies—and the buzz they generate—into a veritable business.Back Off, B*tches. There’s Only One Butt Selfie Queen | Cheryl Wischhover | May 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A drive to the Snæfellsnes peninsula—seriously, these names—is a veritable coastline journey to the center of the Earth.
In a veritable Mapplethorpe renaissance, two exhibitions have launched in tandem dedicated to his work.
We are literally correct in saying that a veritable revolution has already been effected—and the end is not yet.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
Robertson was a veritable Hotspur and upset for a time the serenity of our meetings.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
And really, the little dove-cote, as Mrs. Prentice had called their new home, was a veritable love of a place!The Girls of Central High on the Stage | Gertrude W. Morrison
She turned from him with overflowing heart, stifling her tears, but with a veritable volcano of emotion within her young breast.The Doctor of Pimlico | William Le Queux
A veritable Judas, preparing to forswear his people and their cause, willing to lie and deny his participation.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
British Dictionary definitions for veritable
(intensifier; usually qualifying a word used metaphorically): he's a veritable swine!
rare genuine or true; proper: I require veritable proof
- veritableness, noun
- veritably, adverb
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