[ spen-duh-buhl ]

  1. available for spending.

Origin of spendable

First recorded in 1490–1500; spend + -able

Other words from spendable

  • un·spend·a·ble, adjective

Words Nearby spendable

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How to use spendable in a sentence

  • The rewards of the literary world—that is, the tangible, potable, spendable rewards—go mostly to the cheapjack and the mountebank.

    Pipefuls | Christopher Morley
  • All this capital which is employed and consumed in production, is the net spendable income of the producing nation.