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or col·lect·a·ble

[ kuh-lek-tuh-buhl ]


  1. capable of being collected. collected. collect.


  1. 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 collected collect as a hobby, for display, or as an investment whose value may appreciate.

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  • noncol·lecta·ble adjective
  • noncol·lecti·ble adjective
  • precol·lecta·ble adjective
  • precol·lecti·ble adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of collectible1

First recorded in 1640–50; collect 1 + -ible

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Example Sentences

In recent years, the retailer has expanded into collectibles and novelty items with the acquisition of ThinkGeek parent company GeekNet.

For example, one client that Peralta declined to name, recently came to Future looking for new audiences to sell its digital collectible card game.

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We have 50 prizes valued at nearly $5,000 total, including game consoles, computer accessories, collectibles, smartwatches, and more.

For trophy hunters, cards help keep track of progress in games such as how many collectibles or secrets you’ve found.

The idea is that you might have blown through a platforming level from start to finish but missed hidden items and collectibles needed to unlock a PS5 trophy.

The book is loosely organized around real estate, a Clark family collectible.

What is a gadget/object/collectible that you could not live without?

Soon after launching, their collaborative product lines became cult, collectible items among in-the-knows worldwide.

I am still trying to wrap my brain around the idea that the hottest topic in Washington today is . . . collectible platinum coins.

Batman: The Dark Knight Rises collectible statues for Batman, Catwoman, and Bane are $130 each.

In case of whipping the amount of damages collectible from the county was $1000.

Elim had some arrears of pay, but now he seriously doubted whether they were collectible.

January 30, 1864, the tax was increased to two cents a pound, collectible on all cotton coming from the Confederate States.

The balance outstanding at the close of 1900 was $75,014, and of this a considerable part was collectible.

Of this amount about $25,000 covered accounts not included in their estimate of collectible indebtedness.


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