[boi-luh-buh l]


suitable or recommended for boiling: a diet of vegetables, rice, and other boilable foods.
(of sealed plastic bags or pouches) leakproof and immersible in boiling water so as to cook or heat the contents: dinner entrées in boilable bags that are slit open and emptied for serving.

Nearby words

  1. boil over,
  2. boil up,
  3. boil-in-bag,
  4. boil-off,
  5. boil-over,
  6. boileau,
  7. boileau-despréaux,
  8. boileau-despréaux, nicolas,
  9. boiled,
  10. boiled dinner

Origin of boilable

First recorded in 1880–85; boil1 + -able Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019