imitable

[ im-i-tuh-buhl ]
/ ˈɪm ɪ tə bəl /

adjective

capable or worthy of being imitated: She has many good, imitable qualities.

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Origin of imitable

1540–50; <Latin imitābilis, equivalent to imitā() to imitate + -bilis-ble

OTHER WORDS FROM imitable

im·i·ta·bil·i·ty, im·i·ta·ble·ness, nounnon·im·i·ta·bil·i·ty, nounnon·im·i·ta·ble, adjectiveun·im·i·ta·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for imitable

  • Here, perhaps, we may find our profit in applying a test suggested by Lowell—the test of imitability.

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