Basic Guidelines For English SpellingsREAD THESE ARTICLES
Able to be described in words.‘socialism is effable, which is what I like about it’
- ‘To be sure, depicted as jovial, effable, and magnanimous throughout, the beaten ‘Bull’ continues to embody ‘manly’ virtues such as fortitude, determination, persistence, strength, vigor, and so forth.’
- ‘That it is a special but effable sort of strongly-self-modelling computational process.’
- ‘So it is there that is situated the first thing that is effable and can be called by proper names.’
Early 17th century from Latin effabilis, from effari ‘utter’.
Are You Learning English? Here Are Our Top English Tips