adjective Date: 1845 fit or likely to be forgotten <
a forgettable movie

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  • Forgettable — For*get ta*ble, a. Liable to be, or that may be, forgotten. Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forgettable — (adj.) 1827, from FORGET (Cf. forget) + ABLE (Cf. able). First attested in a translation from German by Carlyle …   Etymology dictionary

  • forgettable — [[t]fə(r)ge̱təb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe something or someone as forgettable, you mean that they do not have any qualities that make them special, unusual, or interesting. He has acted in three forgettable action films... He was… …   English dictionary

  • forgettable — for·get·ta·ble (fər gĕtʹə bəl, fôr ) adj. Fit or apt to be forgotten: a movie with very forgettable characters. * * * …   Universalium

  • forgettable — for|get|ta|ble [fəˈgetəbəl US fər ] adj not very interesting or good often used humorously ≠ ↑unforgettable ▪ He d had a role in one or two forgettable movies …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • forgettable — for|get|ta|ble [ fər getəbl ] adjective quickly forgotten because of having no interesting or special qualities: forgettable TV sitcoms …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • forgettable — adjective often humorous not very interesting or good: a completely forgettable movie …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • forgettable — UK [fə(r)ˈɡetəb(ə)l] / US [fərˈɡetəb(ə)l] adjective quickly forgotten because of having no interesting or special qualities forgettable TV sitcoms …   English dictionary

  • forgettable — forget ► VERB (forgetting; past forgot; past part. forgotten or chiefly US forgot) 1) fail to remember. 2) inadvertently neglect to do something. 3) cease to think of. 4) (forget oneself …   English terms dictionary

  • forgettable — adjective Easily forgotten. Ant: unforgettable …   Wiktionary

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