or tame·a·ble

[tey-muh-buh l]


able to be tamed.

Origin of tamable

First recorded in 1545–55; tame + -able
Related formstam·a·bil·i·ty, tam·a·ble·ness, nounun·tam·a·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for tamable

Historical Examples of tamable

  • Remember that, unlike the zebra, they are tamable in captivity, you'll be soaring with me yet.

    In Apple-Blossom Time

    Clara Louise Burnham

  • Some species of the rhinoceros, if not all, seem to be tamable.

  • Some of these baboons are as tamable and teachable as other monkeys, but they grow unruly and ferocious as they become old.

  • How is it, en passant, that some animals are naturally fearless and tamable, others not; and that even in the same family?

    At Last

    Charles Kingsley