Definition of narratable in US English:



  • See narrate

    • ‘Those metonymies repeat some disruption of order that incites the narratable.’
    • ‘It is Jim's ‘inward pain’ that makes his life narratable and, conversely, the natives not narratable in Marlow's eyes.’
    • ‘However, in a gesture that underlines sociality,he prefers instead to argue that the narratable self desires this story from the mouth of another (person).’
    • ‘Lives are narratable as coherent in terms of the categories language makes available.’
    • ‘For it is through Lanyon's ‘narrative’ as it is written both in his letter to Utterson and ‘on his face’ that the text introduces the transformation of Jekyll into Hyde as a narratable event.’