Definition of statutable in US English:



  • 1That satisfies the requirements of a university statute.

  • 2That conforms to requirements prescribed by statute as to the quality, size, or amount of something. In early use also: †regular or standard; that passes muster (obsolete).

  • 3Enacted, prescribed, or appointed by statute.


Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Laud (1573–1645), archbishop of Canterbury. From statute + -able.