[muh-noo-ver-uh-buh l]
  1. capable of being steered or directed; easy to maneuver: The polyethylene craft remains as durable and maneuverable as any conventional high-performance kayak.
  2. able to maneuver easily: maneuverable troops; I felt extremely maneuverable on these shorter skis.

Origin of maneuverable

Related formsma·neu·ver·a·bil·i·ty, nounma·neu·ver·a·bly, adverbun·ma·neu·ver·a·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for unmaneuverable

Historical Examples of unmaneuverable

  • Yes, thought the Explorer, in a scout-ship, not in this unmaneuverable freighter.


    Isaac Asimov

Word Origin and History for unmaneuverable



1913, from maneuver + -able.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper