Definition of "excitable" []

  • Easily excited. (adjective)
  • Capable of responding to stimuli. (adjective)
  • Easily excited; volatile (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (esp of a nerve) ready to respond to a stimulus (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "excitable" in a sentence
  • "** Show title must be uttered in excitable British accent."
  • "That the nervous system in Mrs. Carlyle was all along unstable and excitable is indicated by her intolerance of noise of all kinds, which was as great as that of her husband, and by her sleeplessness, which was even worse than his."
  • "They are "excitable" -- you know, like children are."