- being truly or very much so: a veritable triumph.
- Obsolete. true, as a statement or tale.
Origin of veritable
Synonyms for veritableSee more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com
Related Words for veritableactual, factual, genuine, indubitable, kosher, real, undoubted, unquestionable, very, legit, true
Examples from the Web for veritable
Contemporary Examples of veritable
And the capital city is a veritable utopia of acceptance and integration.The Ultimate LGBT Travel Bucket List
December 12, 2014
One of the stores Pragnell is referring to is Bodega Mi Amiga, a veritable institution on Via Porras in downtown Panama City.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama
November 30, 2014
Selter, on the other hand, has turned her butt selfies—and the buzz they generate—into a veritable business.Back Off, B*tches. There’s Only One Butt Selfie Queen
May 9, 2014
A drive to the Snæfellsnes peninsula—seriously, these names—is a veritable coastline journey to the center of the Earth.Iceland Is Beautiful. And Sooo Weird.
April 17, 2014
In a veritable Mapplethorpe renaissance, two exhibitions have launched in tandem dedicated to his work.Mapplethorpe’s Artistic Twin
April 8, 2014
Historical Examples of veritable
She seemed to bring a veritable shower of song into this home of long silences.Dust
Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
The first performance was a veritable little triumph for me!
But the window scene on the first night was a veritable triumph.
A veritable Eden thought Stanley Fyles—complete to the last detail.The Law-Breakers
It is your grand state medicine, your veritable Doctor Sangrado!Vivian Grey
Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
- (intensifier; usually qualifying a word used metaphorically)he's a veritable swine!
- rare genuine or true; properI require veritable proof
Word Origin for veritable
Word Origin and History for veritable
late 15c., from Anglo-French and Old French veritable "true," from verité (see verity) + -able. Probably lost mid-17c. and reborrowed or revived after 1830. Related: Veritably.