[ pri-zen-tuh-buhl ]
/ prɪˈzɛn tə bəl /
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that may be presented.
suitable or socially acceptable in appearance, dress, manners, etc., as for being introduced into society: a presentable young man.
of sufficiently good, clothed, or clean appearance; fit to be seen: Are you presentable now?
OTHER WORDS FOR presentable
2 becoming, proper, acceptable.
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OTHER WORDS FROM presentable
pre·sent·a·bil·i·ty, pre·sent·a·ble·ness, nounpre·sent·a·bly, adverbnon·pre·sent·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·pre·sent·a·ble, adjective
non·pre·sent·a·ble·ness, nounnon·pre·sent·a·bly, adverbun·pre·sent·a·ble, adjectiveun·pre·sent·a·ble·ness, nounun·pre·sent·a·bly, adverb
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How to use presentable in a sentence
I’m hoping to better my life, and looking presentable in the workplace is a step in the right direction.Alex Trebek’s TV wardrobe was just donated to men who are homeless or leaving jail|Cathy Free|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
I shower every day, I have to shave, I have to look presentable.Hiko, captain of ‘Valorant’ champions 100 Thieves, has some advice for the pros|Mikhail Klimentov|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
Generally, I don’t care about looking presentable while I’m exploring.In Praise of the Adventure Dress|Alison Van Houten|August 22, 2020|Outside Online
From this observed fact we drew conclusions unfavourable to the general appearance and presentability of the Mytilenian ladies.
Her ladyship softened down Miss Tyrawley's groom to presentability.When Ghost Meets Ghost|William Frend De Morgan
A sudden doubt had just assailed me as to my presentability.
British Dictionary definitions for presentable
/ (prɪˈzɛntəbəl) /
fit to be presented or introduced to other people
fit to be displayed or offered
Derived forms of presentablepresentableness or presentability, nounpresentably, adverb
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