Definition of memorable in English:

memorable

Syllabification: mem·o·ra·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈmem(ə)rəbəl
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

memorability

Pronunciation: /ˌmem(ə)rəˈbilətē/
noun
More example sentences
  • Advertising values memorability and pattern recognition, and those things are pleasures, but difficulty and novelty and freshness are also pleasures.
  • But sensationalism is no guarantee of lasting memorability.
  • Well, it's always said that one of the tests of a poet is memorability.

memorably

adverb
More example sentences
  • It was Mark Twain who memorably remarked that a banker is the sort of man who lends you his umbrella on a sunny day.
  • We know nations are not built by militaries: as Talleyrand memorably said, the one thing you can't do with a bayonet is sit on it.
  • Most memorably of all there is a love letter to his home town.

Origin

late 15th century: from Latin memorabilis, from memorare 'bring to mind', from memor 'mindful'.

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