Capable of being matched: matchable colors.
(comparative more matchable, superlative most matchable)
- able to be matched.
Variant of match
- Obsolete a wick or cord prepared to burn at a uniform rate, used for firing guns or explosives
- a slender piece of wood, cardboard, waxed cord, etc. tipped with a composition that catches fire by friction, sometimes only when rubbed on a specially prepared surface
Origin of matchMiddle English macche ; from Old French mesche, wick of a candle, match ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form micca, probably altered (by associated, association with muccare, to snuff a candle, origin, originally , to blow one's nose ; from Classical Latin mucus, mucus) ; from Classical Latin myxa ; from Classical Greek lamp wick, literally , nasal discharge, akin to Classical Latin mucus