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 &ellipsis; 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).