memorable[mem′ə rə bəl]
- The definition of memorable is something that is not easily forgotten, or something that is special or interesting enough to be easy to recall.
The day of your wedding is an example of a day that would be described as memorable.
worth remembering; notable
Origin of memorableClassical Latin memorabilis
Worth being remembered or noted; remarkable: “One afternoon &ellipsis; something memorable occurred, all the more stunning because it was so accidental, and unexpected, and embarrassing” (Willie Morris).
Origin of memorableMiddle English, from Old French, from Latin memorābilis, from memorāre, to bring to remembrance, from memor, mindful; see (s)mer-1 in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more memorable, superlative most memorable)
- Worthy to be remembered; very important or remarkable.
- Surviving fame to gain, By tombs, by books, by memorable deeds. -Sir John Davies.