Definition of biddable in English:


Syllabification: bid·da·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈbidəbəl


  • 2 Bridge Strong enough to justify a bid.
    More example sentences
    • Suits are biddable when you hold a length of four cards headed by at least one honour card or you hold five or more cards.
    • When a hand contains more than one biddable suit, look ahead to the rebid.
    • Overcalls can be made with 8 to 12 points and a biddable suit, perhaps closer to 12 points at the two level, and, if nothing else, calls for the best opening lead.



Pronunciation: /ˌbidəˈbilitē/
More example sentences
  • In an older dog, I want to see the potential for biddability and a response to physical directions.
  • Some people equate biddability with a dog that is too soft or not able to think on its own.
  • Different breeders will breed their dogs for different goals and many unfortunately just don't give temperament, intelligence, calmness or biddability even a passing thought.

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