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maneuverable

[muh-noo-ver-uh-buh l] /məˈnu vər ə bəl/
adjective
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 forms
maneuverability, noun
maneuverably, adverb
unmaneuverable, adjective
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  • Must be maneuverable by operators whose reactive time is not fast, but whose judgment and foresight are trustworthy.

    The Impossible Voyage Home Floyd L. Wallace
Word Origin and History for maneuverable
adj.

1913, from maneuver + -able.

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