- worth remembering; notable: a memorable speech.
- easily remembered.
Origin of memorable
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Contemporary Examples of memorably
Lady Gaga was photographed wearing it (not as memorably) a couple of years ago.Happy 20th Birthday, Liz Hurley’s Safety-Pin Dress
December 12, 2014
He memorably called to end all foreign wars and shut down all foreign military bases.Rand Paul Gives War a Chance
August 18, 2014
And she memorably threatens her boys with a tire iron when they aim to strike out on their own.Is There a Ma Joad for the Piketty Era?
July 1, 2014
As the historian Seymour Drescher memorably put it, the British were committing “econocide” by ending the trade when they did.The Original Slave Colony: Barbados and Andrea Stuart’s ‘Sugar in the Blood’
January 24, 2013
Mikkelsen has appeared in Hollywood films, most memorably as the villain in the recent James Bond movie Casino Royale.The Danes’ Royal Drama Gets Its Hollywood Moment
November 10, 2012
Historical Examples of memorably
But their confinement was, as doubtless it was intended to be, memorably punitive.In the Days of Poor Richard
The sun was westering as I ascended these hills, and the hours of that afternoon were memorably beautiful.Wanderings in Corsica, Vol. 1 of 2
Let us express it beautifully, individually, memorably and it is all we can do; it is all that the classics did in their day.The Book of Masks
Remy de Gourmont
A memorably beautiful young woman, sitting there by the open window—one of the elect would have said.She Buildeth Her House
Take again the scene which the House witnessed during a memorably eloquent speech of Mr. Bright.
- worth remembering or easily remembered; noteworthy
Word Origin for memorable
Word Origin and History for memorably
mid-15c., from Middle French mémorable, from Latin memorabilis "that may be told; worthy of being remembered, remarkable," from memorare "to bring to mind," from memor "mindful of" (see memory). Related: Memorably.