drinkable

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English drinkable, drynkeable, equivalent to drink +‎ -able.

AdjectiveEdit

drinkable (comparative more drinkable, superlative most drinkable)

  1. Able to be drunk (as liquid).
  2. (of water) Safe to drink.
  3. (of an alcoholic beverage, especially wine) Of good or satisfactory quality.

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NounEdit

drinkable (plural drinkables)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) That which can be drunk.
    • 1931, Qassim Ali Jairazbhoy, Fear Allah and take your own part (page 112)
      During the course of the day we know how to face acute hunger, and learn the value of abstaining from using our eatables and drinkables.

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