Definition of Getatable

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

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

Definition of Getatable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Getatable

get what's coming to one
get wind
get wind of
get wise
get with
get with child
get with the program
get with the programme
get word
get worse
get you
getatable (current term)
gets a wriggle on
gets along
gets around to
gets behind
gets better
gets down
gets dressed

Literary usage of Getatable

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

1. Annual Report (1905)
"I found them ready to hear—not always from any high motive, but very "getatable"—and some are truly anxious to learn. Many young girls who are beyond school ..."

2. A New English Grammar, Logical and Historical by Henry Sweet (1900)
"In the colloquial getatable the preposition is kept for the sake of distinctness. 1720. There is another suffix -ble of French origin, from Latin -plex ..."

3. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"The next ni.yht our men went out and brought one in who was near and getatable and buried him. They did it with just the same reverence and sadness as they ..."

4. Outing (1893)
"... when the snow, by covering their higher pasturing grounds, would drive the sheep lower down the mountain, and thus make them more getatable ..."

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