[dih-klahy-nuh-buh l]

adjective Grammar.

able to be declined.

Origin of declinable

1520–30; < Middle French, equivalent to decliner to decline + -able -able; or decline + -able
Related formsun·de·clin·a·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for declinable

Historical Examples of declinable

  • Of these, the first five are declinable; the other four are indeclinable.

  • In these examples the declinable adjectives are rendered negative in see.

    The Indian in his Wigwam

    Henry R. Schoolcraft

  • Hence the last vowel of the nominative, or in general of any declinable word, may be called the characteristic vowel.