[ fuhn-juh-buh l ]
/ ˈfʌn dʒə bəl /
(especially of goods) being of such nature or kind as to be freely exchangeable or replaceable, in whole or in part, for another of like nature or kind.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of fungible
1755–65; < Medieval Latin fungibilis, equivalent to Latin fung(ī) to perform the office of + -ibilis -ible
OTHER WORDS FROM fungiblefun·gi·bil·i·ty, nounnon·fun·gi·ble, adjectiveun·fun·gi·ble, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fungiblefrangible fungible
Words nearby fungible
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British Dictionary definitions for non-fungible
/ (ˈfʌndʒɪbəl) law /
(often plural) moveable perishable goods of a sort that may be estimated by number or weight, such as grain, wine, etc
having the nature or quality of fungibles
Derived forms of fungiblefungibility, noun
Word Origin for fungible
C18: from Medieval Latin fungibilis, from Latin fungī to perform; see function
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