passably

[ pas-uh-blee, pah-suh- ]
/ ˈpæs ə bli, ˈpɑ sə- /

adverb

fairly; moderately: a passably good novel.

Nearby words

  1. pass with flying colors,
  2. pass-fail,
  3. pass-through,
  4. pass.,
  5. passable,
  6. passacaglia,
  7. passade,
  8. passado,
  9. passage,
  10. passage grave

Origin of passably

First recorded in 1600–10; passable + -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for passably

passably

/ (ˈpɑːsəblɪ) /

adverb

fairly; somewhat
acceptably; well enoughshe sings passably
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