Veritable meaning

vĕrĭ-tə-bəl
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.

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True, real.

He is a veritable swine.

A fair is a veritable smorgasbord. (From Charlotte's Web).

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Being such practically or in effect.

A veritable feast.

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Being truly so called; real or genuine.
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Origin of veritable

  • Middle English from Old French from verite verity

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French véritable, from Latin veritabilis.

    From Wiktionary