Legible meaning

lĕj'ə-bəl
The definition of legible refers to print or writing that is neat and clear enough to read.

An example of legible is neatly written text.

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Plainly discernible; apparent.

A legible weakness in disposition.

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That can be read or deciphered easily.
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That can be read or deciphered.
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Possible to read or decipher.

Legible handwriting.

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Being clear enough to be read, readable, particularly for handwriting.
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Origin of legible

  • Middle English from Late Latin legibilis from Latin legere to read leg- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Late Latin legibilis (“that can be read").
    From Wiktionary