from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Suitable for or worthy of quoting: a quotable slogan; a quotable pundit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Capable or worthy of being quoted; as, a quotable writer; a quotable sentence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable or worthy of being quoted
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of or suitable for being quoted or cited.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. suitable for or worthy of quotation
- adj. able or fit to be repeated or quoted
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That's not what I call quotable, much less poetic.
The movie proved to be immensely quotable from the moment we first saw the trailer (embedded after the jump for your viewing pleasure and nostalgia).
Most quotable from the NY Times editorial was this comment about Dr. Goddard's grasp of physics: "" does not know of the relation of action to reaction, and the need to have something better than a vacuum against which to react ".
Your quotable was the most creative thing in the spit, and that's not a good thing.
There are a few passages that struck me as "quotable" (meaning, I would have underlined them if I was the type to underline in my books).
Only failure here is your understanding of the term 'quotable'.
I found out which of my friends were "quotable", which events in my life were "blog-worthy", and which of my incendiary opinions garnered the most outraged comments.
I’ll give you a few highlights that I found particularly worthy or fascinating or just plain quotable.
_ Quotations and other "quotable" matter, however, are ordinarily set off by quotation marks with no underscores in this edition, in accordance with common English usage, even where they were set in italics with no quotation marks in the Benziger Brothers edition.
There’s really not what you’d call a quotable moment here, so I’ll just quote this: