describable

[ UK /dɪskɹˈa‍ɪbəbə‍l/ ]
[ US /dɪsˈkɹaɪbəbəɫ/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. capable of being described
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How To Use describable In A Sentence

  • ` ` The style of his Grace (to say nothing here of his thought, of which others have spoken words of admiration certainly not too strong) often runs into poetry; and it has everywhere that indescribable not-too-muchness which is always the cachet of high-class work. '' Ginx's Baby. His Birth and other Misfortunes: A Satire
  • Fresh salmon has an indescribable flavor.
  • It's just this wild, indescribable experience which I will now foolishly and crazily attempt to describe.
  • Clearly a lyric like ‘To-morrow is Saint Valentine’s Day’ could not be satisfactorily translated, but in Shakespeare’s major work there is something describable as poetry that can be separated from the words. Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool
  • Historian/music critic Greil Marcus coined the term "yarragh" to refer to the indescribable impact of "certain sounds, certain small moments inside a song which can then suggest whole territories, completed stories, indistinct ceremonies, far outside anything that can be literally traced in the compositions that carry them. Michael Sigman: Jeff Beck at 67: Perennial Guitar Hero
  • The relief I felt was indescribable, and I hope to get thus entoiled no more. A Brief Memoir with Portions of the Diary, Letters, and Other Remains, of Eliza Southall, Late of Birmingham, England
  • No longer could I stand for barely a minute, I had begun holding onto walls for support as I walked, I coughed and yacked indescribable things into the bathroom sink, I yelled at the kids playing on my yawn. Spilling Sand
  • ANDERSON COOPER, CNN ANCHOR: Nancy, you know, they continue to just be -- I don ` t want to use the word indescribable because, you know, frankly, it ` s my job to try to describe it and seems like a cop-out. CNN Transcript Sep 8, 2005
  • Most people describe a plane of almost indescribable beauty, peace, and comfort.
  • The F-101B, the F-102, and the F-106 were high-speed interceptors, the F-105 a “fighter-bomber” designed to drop nuclear weapons, the F-104 an indescribable and dangerous oddity. Matthew Yglesias » Government for Sale
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