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Definition of "veritable" []

  • Being truly so called; real or genuine: "Her tea ... was set forth with as much grace as if she had been a veritable guest to her own self” ( Mary Wilkins Freeman). (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 "veritable" in a sentence
  • "HINOJOSA (on camera): D.A. is a man on a mission trying to stop what he calls a veritable modern day invasion."
  • "This, he explained, kept farming from being developed peacefully, and it was amidst what he called a veritable civil war stirred up from abroad that so many errors were committed."
  • "Kiang-si, which he describes as a veritable Garden of Eden."