Definition of allowably in English:



  • See allowable

    • ‘Had she been tall, full formed, and fair, it might have been more of a trial; but as it was, there could be no comparison, and she was most allowably a sweet pretty girl.’
    • ‘This was the first academic position in the German-speaking world that was dedicated specifically to Chinese and Japanese, rather than to some more general rubric that might allowably include them.’
    • ‘Like the vicar and the Ministry of Defence, she has a prejudiced viewpoint (allowably so).’
    • ‘They are also replete with helpful information regarding what kinds of articles may allowably be given to prisoners, prisoners’ rights, and complaint procedures.’
    • ‘It is true there are some senses in which we may allowably talk of the Visible and Invisible Church.’