catch|a|ble

catch|a|ble
catch|a|ble «KACH uh buhl», adjective.
that can be caught: »

fish raised to a catchable size.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • catch — [[t]kætʃ[/t]] v. caught, catch•ing, n. adj. 1) to seize or capture, esp. after pursuit: to catch a thief[/ex] 2) to trap or ensnare: to catch fish[/ex] 3) to take and hold (something thrown, falling, etc.): to catch the ball[/ex] 4) to surprise… …   From formal English to slang

  • cap´tur|a|ble — cap|ture «KAP chuhr», verb, tured, tur|ing, noun. –v.t. 1. to make a prisoner of; take by force, skill, or trickery; seize: »We captured butterflies with a net. SYNONYM(S): apprehend. See syn. under catch. (Cf. ↑catch) 2. to attract and hold;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fum|ble — «FUHM buhl», verb, bled, bling, noun. –v.i. 1. to feel or grope about clumsily; search awkwardly: »He fumbled in the darkness for the doorknob. 2. to handle something awkwardly: »He fumbled and dropped his teacup. 3. Sports. to drop a ball… …   Useful english dictionary

  • jam´ma|ble — jam1 «jam», verb, jammed, jam|ming, noun. –v.t. 1. to press or squeeze tightly between two surfaces: »The ship was jammed between two rocks. SYNONYM(S): wedge, pack. 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • gab|ble — «GAB uhl», verb, bled, bling, noun. –v.i. 1. to talk rapidly and noisily with little or no meaning; jabber: »We were nervous of Mr. Cookeem, feeling we had not the correct entrée or visa as he waited while customers were served and he and they… …   Useful english dictionary

  • grab|ble — «GRAB uhl», verb, bled, bling. –v.i. 1. to feel or search with the hands; grope. 2. to sprawl or scramble. –v.t. to catch hold of; clutch: »The speaker slowly rose, grabbling the face of the rock (George Washington Cable). ╂ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nob|ble — «NOB uhl», transitive verb, bled, bling. British Slang. 1. to tamper with (a horse) to prevent its winning a race, as by the use of drugs: »Tipsters whose dead certainties fail to win are often prone to complain that their favourites have been… …   Useful english dictionary

  • non|flam|ma|ble — «non FLAM uh buhl», adjective. that will not catch fire …   Useful english dictionary

  • trawl´a|ble — trawl «trl», noun, verb. –n. 1. a large, strong net dragged along the bottom of the sea, used in commercial fishing, dredging for deep sea scientific specimens, or the like. 2. a strong line supported by buoys and having many short lines with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Catchable — Catch a*ble, a. Capable of being caught. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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