Definition of 'presentable'
Example sentences containing 'presentable'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
How can she make her feet presentable on the beach? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Here one of her lowly assistants makes her presentable. The Sun (2013)The race to look halfway presentable for the beach is on! Times, Sunday Times (2009)Last week internet chat rooms were buzzing with mums fretting about looking presentable on the school run. The Sun (2009)Everyone should look smart and presentable at work. The Sun (2006)One small drawback is the last-minute rush to make the house presentable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You have to look presentable, too. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In the 21st century men are expected to look presentable. The Sun (2013)He might not be quite his old self, but at least he looked presentable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)By giving the letters a tidy shove, at least the fridge door could look presentable. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She looks smart and presentable. The Sun (2015)Therefore he was perfectly presentable. Wives and Daughters (1864)My daughter is perfectly presentable. The Sun (2015)They might have gone in to the interval three or four down, having presented their guests with a host of presentable chances. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In the dock she said of vanity: 'I often do not look presentable. The Sun (2013)But you still have to look reasonably presentable, don't you? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most local people were in rags, and the Americans learned to mistrust those who looked more presentable. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)Beyond his perfectly presentable looks, I mean. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Although the cheese had half exploded around the foil, it actually looks presentable when I open it. The Sun (2014)It teaches you discipline as you have to set your alarm, get out of bed, look presentable and get to work on time. The Sun (2012)He had scored - one of the least beautiful goals in his collection - but he had also missed a penalty and two extremely presentable chances. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It needs to be a good size as I like to carry a lot of stuff around, but still look presentable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I wish I could go more often without washing or having to make myself presentable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'presentable'
Used Occasionally. presentable is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of presentable from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.