Dictionary.com

presentable

[ pri-zen-tuh-buhl ]
/ prɪˈzɛn tə bəl /
Save This Word!

adjective
that may bepresented.
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?
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of presentable

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

OTHER WORDS FROM presentable

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use presentable in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for presentable

presentable
/ (prɪˈzɛntəbəl) /

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

Derived forms of presentable

presentableness or presentability, nounpresentably, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK