impeachable

[ im-pee-chuh-buh l ]
/ ɪmˈpi tʃə bəl /

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. impatience,
  2. impatiens,
  3. impatient,
  4. impawn,
  5. impeach,
  6. impeachment,
  7. impearl,
  8. impeccable,
  9. impeccant,
  10. impecunious

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

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British Dictionary definitions for impeachable

impeachable

/ (ɪmˈpiːtʃəbəl) /

adjective

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

impeachable

adj.

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

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