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get-at-able Syllabification: get-at-a·ble
Pronunciation: /ɡedˈadəb(ə)l/
(also getatable)

Definition of get-at-able in English:

adjective

informal
Accessible.
Example sentences
  • Their scrum was weak and get-at-able and their lineout was a sham.
  • Roosevelt was playing hard to get, testing his own theory that Stalin was ‘get-at-able.’
  • As far as I can see, both sides of all the boards are get-at-able, without having to unscrew them.

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