Definition of Bribable

1. Adjective. Capable of being corrupted. "A venal police officer"

Exact synonyms: Corruptible, Dishonest, Purchasable, Venal
Similar to: Corrupt
Derivative terms: Bribe, Corrupt, Corrupt, Corruptibility, Venality



Definition of Bribable

1. a. Capable of being bribed.

Definition of Bribable

1. Adjective. Susceptible to bribery. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bribable

1. bribe [adj] - See also: bribe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bribable

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brianyoungite
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briarroot
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briars
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briarwood
briarwoods
bribable (current term)
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bribee
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bribeless
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bric-a-brac

Literary usage of Bribable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1829)
"The close and the bribable boroughs will not be violated ; but some device will be invented to give to the accumulated capital gf the country ..."

2. The Lesson of Popular Government by Gamaliel Bradford (1899)
"This, too, gives the bribable vote an influence far in excess of its proportion. The single-membered district, therefore, places a magnificent premium upon ..."

3. Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1876)
"Who can thus avoid all pledges, and having observed, observe again from the same unaffected, unbiassed, un- bribable, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (1905)
"There is no question that we have a large bribable element in our population—using the term bribery to cover all favors bestowed in exchange for votes. ..."

5. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... a bribable gentleman, was for, — having also perhaps his reasons. Enough, it came to altercations, objurgations between the two; which rose ever higher, ..."

6. Report by Indians Rights Association (1904)
"There is no question that we have a large bribable element in our population—using the term bribery to cover all favors bestowed in exchange for votes. ..."

7. A Grammar of the German Language: Designed for a Thoro and Practical Study by George Oliver Curme (1922)
"... as a possible or deserving (often in a reprehensible sense) recipient of an action: bestechlich capable of being bribed, bribable, beweglich movable, ..."

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