(comparative more portrayable, superlative most portrayable)
- Capable of being portrayed.
portray + -able
Variant of portray
- to make a picture or portrait of; depict; delineate
- to make a word picture of; describe
- to play the part of as in a play or film
Origin of portrayMiddle English purtreien ; from Middle French portraire ; from Classical Latin protrahere, to draw forth ; from pro-, forth + trahere, to draw