Definition of bookable in English:


Line breaks: book|able
Pronunciation: /ˈbʊkəb(ə)l


  • 1Able to be reserved: tickets are bookable in advance
    More example sentences
    • The surgery has just put a new system in place in which some of the appointments are bookable in advance and some are kept in reserve and booked up on the day in question.
    • Based on the feedback from public consolation processes the working group decided to put in place a household pick-up service which is bookable in advance and which has all-ability access.
    • The bookable service gives people better access to public transport to enable them to travel into the centre of town.
  • 2 Soccer (Of an offence) serious enough for the offending player to be cautioned by the referee: he was sent off for a second bookable offence
    More example sentences
    • It was a bookable offence, but not remotely serious enough to warrant such punishment.
    • The Dunfermline player was sent off for a second bookable offence, a spot kick was awarded, and Miller blasted it home.
    • He was red-carded for two bookable offences on his City debut against Aldershot at the start of the season.

More definitions of bookable

Definition of bookable in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tortie
Pronunciation: ˈtɔːtiː
a tortoiseshell cat