[dih-see-vuh-buh l]


capable of being deceived; gullible.
Archaic. misleading; deceptive.

Nearby words

  1. deceased,
  2. decedent,
  3. decedent estate,
  4. deceit,
  5. deceitful,
  6. deceive,
  7. decelerate,
  8. deceleration,
  9. decelerometer,
  10. deceleron

Origin of deceivable

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at deceive, able

Related formsnon·de·ceiv·a·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019