- making one subject to impeachment, as misconduct in office.
- liable to be impeached.
Origin of impeachable
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Examples from the Web for impeachable
The impeachable crime is admitted but the guilt runs too deep to die so easily.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab
July 27, 2014
A broad bipartisan House Judiciary Committee majority found his sins to rise to the level of impeachable offenses.The Taxonomy of Scandals: Is Obama Nearing a Breaking Point?
May 27, 2013
Sending a young woman a lewd photo is not an impeachable offense, but it is monumentally bad judgment.Anthony Weiner's Junk Defense
June 1, 2011
But has Judge Bybee committed an impeachable offense by signing off on these memos?Should the Judge Who Wrote the Torture Memos Be Impeached?
John W. Dean
April 21, 2009
The same act committed with a criminal motive would be impeachable, which without it would be of a nature not to admit of it.
If that act were repealed, he said, the election of every officer of a corporation would be impeachable.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.
E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
Let him doubt, if he can, of the impeachable nature of the offence which was charged upon the President.
Subversive of the rights of defence, which belong to an accused and impeachable officer.
The managers of the impeachment were far from consistent in their conception of the nature of impeachable offenses.Union and Democracy
- capable of being impeached or accused
- (of an offence) making a person liable to impeachment
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Word Origin and History for impeachable
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