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maneuverable

[muh-noo-ver-uh-buh l]
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  1. capable of being steered or directed; easy to maneuver: The polyethylene craft remains as durable and maneuverable as any conventional high-performance kayak.
  2. able to maneuver easily: maneuverable troops; I felt extremely maneuverable on these shorter skis.
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Origin of maneuverable

Related formsma·neu·ver·a·bil·i·ty, nounma·neu·ver·a·bly, adverbun·ma·neu·ver·a·ble, adjective
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  • Must be maneuverable by operators whose reactive time is not fast, but whose judgment and foresight are trustworthy.


Word Origin and History for maneuverable

adj.

1913, from maneuver + -able.

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