collectible

or col·lect·a·ble

[ kuh-lek-tuh-buh l ]
/ kəˈlɛk tə bəl /

adjective

capable of being collected.

noun

an object suitable for a collection, originally a work of fine art or an antique, now including also any of a wide variety of items collected as a hobby, for display, or as an investment whose value may appreciate.

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Origin of collectible

First recorded in 1640–50; collect1 + -ible

OTHER WORDS FROM collectible

non·col·lect·a·ble, adjectivenon·col·lect·i·ble, adjectivepre·col·lect·a·ble, adjectivepre·col·lect·i·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for collectable

collectable

collectible

/ (kəˈlɛktəbəl) /

adjective

(of antiques, objets d'art, etc) of interest to a collector

noun

any object regarded as being of interest to a collector
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