Definition of Pronounceable

1. Adjective. Capable of being uttered or pronounced. "A pronounceable group of letters"

Similar to: Rolled, Rolling, Trilled
Antonyms: Unpronounceable



Definition of Pronounceable

1. a. Capable of being pronounced.

Definition of Pronounceable

1. Adjective. Capable of being distinctly pronounced in speech; enunciable. ¹

2. Adjective. Capable of being expressed; sayable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pronounceable

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pronounceable

pronominal verb
pronominal verbs
pronominalize
pronominalized
pronominalizes
pronominalizing
pronominally
pronota
pronotal
pronotaries
pronotary
pronotum
pronoun
pronounal
pronounce
pronounceable (current term)
pronounced
pronouncedly
pronouncement
pronouncements
pronouncer
pronouncers
pronounces
pronounciate
pronounciation
pronouncing
pronouns
pronto
pronubial
pronuclear

Literary usage of Pronounceable

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

1. English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms ; with a by William Chauncey Fowler (1855)
"pronounceable COMBINATIONS. § 132. 1. The Vowel elements in combination with one another, whether they coalesce, as in diphthongs, or continue separate, ..."

2. Dictionary of Ro: The World Language by Edward Powell Foster (1919)
"... the nine digits and the cipher 1234567890 follow in alphabetic order and when preceded by za—number, become the pronounceable- names of the figures. ..."

3. The English of Commerce by John Baker Opdycke (1920)
"If it is not pronounceable each letter in it is charged for at the rate of a ... A proper name, abbreviated by initials that make a pronounceable word, ..."

4. National Computer Security Conference, 1993 (16th) Proceedings: Information by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"However, these passwords will be picked by the users, and, in our opinion, will be more easily memorized than a machine generated pronounceable password. 2. ..."

5. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1863)
"It may be observed, too, that at least one of the meaningless anagrams is quite pronounceable—to wit Tra. If this hint is duly expanded, it will be seen ..."

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