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Definition of "electable" []

  • Fit or able to be elected, especially to public office: an electable candidate. (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.

Use "electable" in a sentence
  • "Talk of Hillary Clinton being more electable is ridiculous."
  • "How electable is a candidate when a good percentage of their votes come from the opposing team?"
  • "The Clintons themselves were not electable from the start and their sleazy campaign is yet more proof that they willl lose to McCain in a landslide."