capable of being taken or won by force
: a pregnable fortress.
open to attack; assailable: a pregnable argument.
Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English prenable Related forms
< Middle French prenable, pregnable,
equivalent to pren-
(weak stem of prendre
to seize, take < Latin pre
) + -able -able
perhaps from obsolete expugnable
(in same sense)
is always a great word to know.
So is flibbertigibbet. Does it mean: