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Suitable for or worthy of quoting: a quotable slogan; a quotable pundit.

quot′a·bil′i·ty n.
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apt or suitable for quotation: his remarks are not quotable in mixed company.
ˌquotaˈbility n
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(ˈkwoʊ tə bəl)

1. able to be easily quoted, as by reason of effectiveness, succinctness, or the like.
2. suitable or appropriate for quotation.
quot`a•bil′i•ty, n.
quot′a•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.quotable - able or fit to be repeated or quoted; "what he said was not repeatable in polite company"; "he comes up with so many quotable phrases"
unquotable, unrepeatable - not able or fit to be repeated or quoted; "what he said was funny but unquotable"
2.quotable - suitable for or worthy of quotation; "a quotable slogan"; "his remarks are not quotable in mixed company"
worthy - having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable; "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause"
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[ˈkwəʊtəbl] ADJcitable, digno de citarse (Fin) → cotizable
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adjzitierbar, zitierfähig; a highly quotable authorein gern zitierter Autor; quotable quips from his speechgeistreiche Bemerkungen aus seiner Rede, die sich als Zitate eignen
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