AskDefine | Define veritable

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veritable adj
1 often used as intensifiers; "a regular morass of details"; "a regular nincompoop"; "he's a veritable swine" [syn: regular(a), veritable(a)]
2 not counterfeit or copied; "an authentic signature"; "a bona fide manuscript"; "an unquestionable antique"; "photographs taken in a veritable bull ring" [syn: authentic, bona fide, unquestionable]

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Pronunciation

  • /vεritæbl/ /vErit

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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