Definition of speakable in US English:



  • See speak

    • ‘And thus it is speakable or tangible only as perceived in the changes it effects.’
    • ‘Such threats aim to define the limits of the public sphere by setting limits on the speakable.’
    • ‘He said: ‘It's about taking the unspeakable and making it speakable, It's about recognising that unless you ask you don't know.’
    • ‘Michael went silent, turning his thoughts into an intelligent and speakable form.’
    • ‘It seems so obvious really: not learnable, not speakable.’