attracting notice or attention; capable of being noticed: a noticeable lack of interest.
worthy or deserving of notice or attention; noteworthy: a book that is noticeable for its vivid historical background.

Nearby words

  1. nothing ventured, nothing gained,
  2. nothing will come of nothing,
  3. nothingness,
  4. notice,
  5. notice board,
  6. notifiable,
  7. notifiable disease,
  8. notification,
  9. notify,
  10. notion

Origin of noticeable

First recorded in 1790–1800; notice + -able

Related forms
Can be confusednotable noteworthy noticeable Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for noticeable

British Dictionary definitions for noticeable



easily seen or detected; perceptiblethe stain wasn't noticeable
Derived Formsnoticeability, nounnoticeably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for noticeable



1796, "worthy of notice," from notice (n.) + -able. Meaning "capable of being noticed" is from 1809. Related: Noticeably.

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