listenable

[ lis-uh-nuh-buh l ]
/ ˈlɪs ə nə bəl /

adjective

pleasant to listen to: soft, listenable music.

Nearby words

  1. listee,
  2. listel,
  3. listen,
  4. listen in,
  5. listen to reason,
  6. listener,
  7. listenership,
  8. listening post,
  9. lister,
  10. lister bag

Origin of listenable

First recorded in 1915–20; listen + -able

Related formslis·ten·a·bil·i·ty, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for listenable

listenable

/ (ˈlɪsənəbəl) /

adjective

easy or pleasant to listen to
Derived Formslistenability, noun

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Word Origin and History for listenable

listenable

adj.

1919, from listen + -able. Related: Listenability.

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