The definition of veritable is a word that means real or genuine.
An example of veritable is when you describe that Washington DC is a hotbed of politics.
being such practically or in effect: a veritable feast
Origin of veritableLate Middle English from Old French from verite, verity
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 )
Origin of veritableMiddle English from Old French from verite ; see verity .
(comparative more veritable, superlative most veritable)
- True, real.
- He is a veritable swine.
- A fair is a veritable smorgasbord. (From Charlotte's Web).