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tellable

[tel-uh-buh l]
adjective
  1. capable of being told.
  2. worthy of being told.
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Origin of tellable

First recorded in 1475–85; tell1 + -able
Related formstell·a·ble·ness, nounun·tell·a·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for tellable

Historical Examples

  • This is the principal fact of her story, tellable in very few words.

    A Decade of Italian Women, v. II (of 2)

    T. Adolphus Trollope