Definition of Quotability

1. Noun. The quality of being worthy of being quoted.

Generic synonyms: Worthiness
Derivative terms: Quotable, Quotable



Definition of Quotability

1. Noun. The degree to which a person, literature, or a speech is useful or relevant for being quoted. ¹

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Definition of Quotability

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quotability

quop
quopped
quopping
quops
quora
quorate
quorates
quorum
quorum sensing
quorums
quot.
quot homines tot sententiæ
quota
quota-hopping
quotabilities
quotability (current term)
quotable
quotably
quotaless
quotalike
quotas
quotation
quotation-mark
quotation mark
quotation marks
quotationally
quotationist
quotationists
quotations
quotative

Literary usage of Quotability

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1. The Bookman (1907)
"In the work of Pope, one of the most quoted authors, the epigrams are so wonderfully uniform in quality, point and quotability that there is no discernible ..."

2. The Influence of Milton on English Poetry by Raymond Dexter Havens (1922)
"Now quotability, always an asset, was a real step forward at a time when readers ... But it is not through quotability alone that Young helped to bring the ..."

3. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"quotability, fitness for quotation. ... to which is owing their especial quotability.—EA foe, Marginalia, xxviii. ..."

4. James Russell Lowell as a Critic by Joseph John Reilly (1915)
"... not, in a word, for any intrinsic merit they possess as criticism in a high degree, but mainly for their quotability.1 quotability does not prove Lowell ..."

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