Definition of inflatable in English:

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inflatable

Pronunciation: /inˈflādəb(ə)l/

adjective

Capable of being filled with air: an inflatable mattress
More example sentences
  • Special synthetic fabrics were used to recreated snow and competitors landed on inflatable mattresses.
  • This is not an issue, as we can take the inflatable mattress.
  • For 18 months they lived with mattresses on the bedroom floors, a telly, inflatable armchairs and their games consoles.

noun

A plastic or rubber object that must be filled with air before use: three sailors manned the inflatable
More example sentences
  • So I sat and flew my tiny little kite for a while and watched the much bigger inflatables and other kites fill the sky above.
  • Apart from the regular Giant Wheel and inflatables, fun for young kids is surely going to be at the Animal World section here.
  • Dive-boats have evolved from flimsy inflatables and barely recycled fishing vessels into custom-designed dive platforms with diver lifts and state of the art wreck-finding technology.

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Syllabification: in·flat·a·ble

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