come-at-able


adjective

an informal expression for accessible

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Example sentences from the Web for come-at-able

  • Mr. Roscoe is a come-at-able person, who makes me feel at home immediately, and we have much in common.

  • He might sacrifice something for the first, but the latter were too plentiful and too come-at-able to be worth great cost.

    A Crooked Path|Mrs. Alexander
  • All which Crabstick knew, and would often declare her missus to be "of all missuses the most slyest and least come-at-able."

    The Eustace Diamonds|Anthony Trollope