Presentable meaning

prĭ-zĕn'tə-bəl
In proper or suitable attire, order, etc. for being seen, met, etc. by others.
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Capable of being given, displayed, or offered.

Presentable gifts; presentable attire.

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Fit for introduction to others.

Presentable relatives.

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Capable of being presented; suitable for presentation.
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In good enough shape that someone or something can be shown to other people, tidy, attractive.
  • 1900, L. Frank Baum , The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Chapter 23.
    Before they went to see Glinda, however, they were taken to a room of the Castle, where Dorothy washed her face and combed her hair, and the Lion shook the dust out of his mane, and the Scarecrow patted himself into his best shape, and the Woodman polished his tin and oiled his joints. When they were all quite presentable they followed the soldier girl into a big room where the Witch Glinda sat upon a throne of rubies.

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Origin of presentable

  • present +"Ž -able
    From Wiktionary