listenable 1919, from LISTEN (Cf. listen) + -ABLE (Cf. -able). Related: Listenability.

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  • listenable — [lis′ənə bəl] adj. that can be listened to, esp. with pleasure …   English World dictionary

  • listenable — [[t]lɪ̱s(ə)nəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED If something is listenable, it is very pleasant to listen to. It s an eminently listenable CD I put it on while driving and let it play three times through without pause …   English dictionary

  • listenable — listenability, n. /lis euh neuh beuhl/, adj. pleasant to listen to: soft, listenable music. [1915 20; LISTEN + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • listenable — adjective Pleasant or easy to listen to. Mozarts music was popular because he wrote listenable works. Syn: euphonious, mellifluous, sonorous …   Wiktionary

  • listenable — lis•ten•a•ble [[t]ˈlɪs ə nə bəl[/t]] adj. cvb pleasant to listen to: soft, listenable music[/ex] • Etymology: 1915–20 lis ten•a•bil′i•ty, n …   From formal English to slang

  • listenable — adjective Date: 1942 agreeable to listen to …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • listenable — lis|ten|a|ble [ˈlısənəbəl] adj informal pleasant to listen to →↑watchable …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • listenable — lis|ten|a|ble [ lısnəbl ] adjective INFORMAL pleasant to listen to …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • listenable — adj. may be listened to; pleasant to listen to …   English contemporary dictionary

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