acceptable for processing by a bank: bankable checks and money orders.
considered powerful, prestigious, or stable enough to ensure profitability: Without bankable stars the film script aroused no interest.
- bank·a·bil·i·ty, noun
- non·bank·a·ble, adjective
- un·bank·a·ble, adjective
- un·bank·a·ble·ness, noun
- un·bank·a·bly, adverb
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How to use bankable in a sentence
Those were also breakthrough films for Statham, who has since become one of the world's most bankable action stars.Jason Statham does what he does best in Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre trailer | Jennifer Ouellette | December 9, 2021 | Ars Technica
But her age—a tender 13 years—is nearing too old for a bankable model.Secrets of an Underage Model: Prostitution, Money in New Film ‘Girl Model’ | Anna Klassen | September 5, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Debts of thanks are almost never bankable and often make for resentments.
Remaining among the very young at heart is how your next big, bankable idea springs to mind.
Elsewhere in the game category, classic characters and bankable franchises reign.
Will it make her husband Clifford bankable in Hollywood again?
There is method, too, in the colonel's associations, and all his acquaintance is gilt-edged and bankable.
These are all paid in full once a fortnight in bankable money.The Impending Crisis of the South | Hinton Rowan Helper
Doing things for others may not bring in bankable dividends but it does bring in happiness.Laugh and Live | Douglas Fairbanks
The same cupidity has given rise to two new terms in the miners' glossary,—trade dust and bankable dust.
Many merchants even keep a saucer of black sand in readiness to dilute their bankable gold to the utmost thinness it will bear.
British Dictionary definitions for bankable
appropriate for receipt by a bank
dependable or reliable: a bankable promise
(esp of a star) likely to ensure the financial success of a film
- bankability, noun
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