Definition of Get-at-able

1. Adjective. Capable of being reached or attained. "Both oil and coal are there but not in getatable locations"

Exact synonyms: Come-at-able, Getatable
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Accessible



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Get-at-able

gesturally
gesture
gesture politics
gestured
gestureless
gesturelike
gesturement
gesturements
gesturer
gesturers
gestures
gesturing
gesturingly
gesundheit
get
get-at-able (current term)
get-away
get-go
get-out-of-jail-free card
get-out clause
get-pennies
get-penny
get-rich-quick
get-together
get-togethers
get-up
get-up-and-go
get-ups
get-well card
get a charge from

Literary usage of Get-at-able

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1. The Parliamentary Debates: Official Report by Northern Ireland Parliament. House of Commons (1884)
"Tho fact of the matter is that the cause of that depression is that the mines have been worked out; and the gold is not now so easily get-at-able. tiow, ..."

2. A Two Months' Tour in Canada and the United States, in the Autumn of 1889 by Henry Edwards (1889)
"... fifty years ago were as inaccessible as Central Africa is to-day, who can say that Victoria Nyanza will not be as get-at-able as the Rocky Mountains ? ..."

3. Hints to Power Users: Plain, Practical Pointers, Free from High Science, and by Robert Grimshaw (1891)
"... get-at-able Boilers. It is a good maxim in any kind of construction that hidden work is apt to be, or to become bad. It may start out by being good, ..."

4. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer (1883)
"When speaking of straw hives as un-get-at-able we used the word comparatively, and we still hold that the skep compared with the bar-frame hive is ..."

5. The Library World (1904)
"... methods carefully applied by a business man, all the material in the collection will be get-at-able quickly, either by readers or by assistants. ..."

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