follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

presentable

[pri-zen-tuh-buh l] /prɪˈzɛn tə bəl/
adjective
1.
that may be presented.
2.
suitable or socially acceptable in appearance, dress, manners, etc., as for being introduced into society:
a presentable young man.
3.
of sufficiently good, clothed, or clean appearance; fit to be seen:
Are you presentable now?
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see present2, -able
Related forms
presentability, presentableness, noun
presentably, adverb
nonpresentability, noun
nonpresentable, adjective
nonpresentableness, noun
nonpresentably, adverb
unpresentable, adjective
unpresentableness, noun
unpresentably, adverb
Synonyms
2. becoming, proper, acceptable.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for un presentably

presentable

/prɪˈzɛntəbəl/
adjective
1.
fit to be presented or introduced to other people
2.
fit to be displayed or offered
Derived Forms
presentableness, presentability, noun
presentably, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for presentable

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for un

2
4
Scrabble Words With Friends