Definition of memorable in English:



  • Worth remembering or easily remembered, especially because of being special or unusual.

    ‘he recalled memorable moments in his life’
    • ‘It was a truly memorable night for all of them, an occasion to relish for years to come.’
    • ‘The memorable trips are there, captured in old photographs that rarely see daylight.’
    • ‘This is why if something memorable happens you may remember it years down the line.’
    • ‘This record taught me the importance of backing vocals and how they can change a good song into a memorable one.’
    • ‘Your hard work and planning means each and everyone one of us had a memorable night.’
    • ‘What should have been an exciting and memorable night, turned out to be a great disappointment.’
    • ‘This was a memorable moment for them to say thank you for the music to their successors.’
    • ‘It was here I was to experience another memorable and glorious reminder of Cornwall.’
    • ‘In fact, the comments in the two letters have spoilt for me what was meant to be a meaningful and memorable day.’
    • ‘Every line that he sang over the decades has become memorable in some way or the other.’
    • ‘They've shown that there is more to advertising than a catchy slogan and a memorable logo.’
    • ‘Everyone keeps talking about the adult cast, but the kids really made this movie memorable.’
    • ‘While details are blurred by the years, the most memorable moments have new definition.’
    • ‘Much of their success is owed to the band's unique fashion sense coupled with memorable tunes.’
    • ‘Identify colours, images, themes and a name that works for you and is easily memorable.’
    • ‘It was memorable, not for the car, but for the unfortunate timing of the event.’
    • ‘His most memorable moment of the trek came not at the very summit, but on the way up.’
    • ‘Last time, it was an early morning run around Central Park which was a memorable experience.’
    • ‘The glorious weather made it a memorable day with long queues for ice-cream and cold drinks.’
    • ‘Should I come up with three separate pseudonyms or stick with my own memorable moniker?’
    unforgettable, catchy, haunting, indelible, never to be forgotten, not to be forgotten, signal, special
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Late 15th century: from Latin memorabilis, from memorare ‘bring to mind’, from memor ‘mindful’.