[ pri-zen-tuh-buhl ]
/ prɪˈzɛn tə bəl /


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?

Origin of presentable

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at present2, -able

Related forms Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for presentable


/ (prɪˈzɛntəbəl) /


fit to be presented or introduced to other people
fit to be displayed or offered

Derived Forms

presentableness or presentability, nounpresentably, adverb
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