Definition of provocable in English:

provocable

adjective

  • Capable of being provoked, or liable to be provoked.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Jackson. From post-classical Latin provocabilis easily aroused or excited from classical Latin prōvocāre + -bilis.

Pronunciation

provocable

/prəˈvəʊkəbl//ˈprɒvəkəbl/