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Definition of "impeachable" []

  • Capable of being impeached: venal, impeachable public servants. (adjective)
  • Being such as to warrant impeachment: an impeachable offense. (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 "impeachable" in a sentence
  • "Those decisions constitute part of the common law of impeachment, and they stand for the principle that abuse of the Presidential Office is at the core of the notion of impeachable offense."
  • "After claiming that the commotion caused by an alleged pre-primary White House job offer to Joe Sestak was tantamount to an "impeachable" offense, Issa later said he wouldn't mount a probe into the matter."
  • "D of Pennsylvania said earlier this year that the White House had offered him a job to get him not to run for the Senate, Issa suggested that was an "impeachable" offense."
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