- being truly or very much so: a veritable triumph.
- Obsolete. true, as a statement or tale.
Origin of veritable
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Examples from the Web for 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
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 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.