[im-pee-chuh-buh l]


making one subject to impeachment, as misconduct in office.
liable to be impeached.

Origin of impeachable

First recorded in 1495–1505; impeach + -able
Related formsim·peach·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·im·peach·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·im·peach·a·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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capable of being impeached or accused
(of an offence) making a person liable to impeachment
Derived Formsimpeachability, noun
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Word Origin and History for impeachable

c.1500, from impeach + -able. Related: impeachably; impeachability.

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