bankable

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EtymologyEdit

bank +‎ -able

AdjectiveEdit

bankable (comparative more bankable, superlative most bankable)

  1. Acceptable to a bank.
    a bankable check
  2. Certain to bring profit and success, especially in the entertainment industry.
    a bankable film star
    • 2009 July 15, Virginia Heffernan, “Bibliovision”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      The literary life evidently suits [Laura] Conrad, who for five years has lived in a fabulous truth-illusion netherworld as MTV’s most bankable reality-and-tabloid personality.
  3. Reliable.

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