- The definition of preferable is something that you would rather have.
An example of something preferable is a seat by the window, instead of by the kitchen.
preferable definition by Webster's New World
more desirable; to be preferred
preferable definition by American Heritage Dictionary
More desirable or worthy than another; preferred: Coffee is preferable to tea, I think.
- prefˌer·a·bilˈi·ty, prefˈer·a·ble·ness noun
- prefˈer·a·bly adverb