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Meaning of PERISHABLE

Pronunciation:  'perishubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  liable to perish; subject destruction or death or decay; "this minute and perishable planet"; "perishable foods such as butter and fruit"
 

PERISHABLE is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: biodegradable, decayable, putrefiable, putrescible, spoilable
 
 Antonyms: imperishable
 
 See Also: destructible

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per"ish*a*ble\, a. [F. p['e]rissable.]
Liable to perish; subject to decay, destruction, or death;
as, perishable goods; our perishable bodies.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: brittle, capricious, changeable, corruptible, deciduous, dying, ephemeral, evanescent, fading, fickle, fleeting, flitting, fly-by-night, flying, fragile, frail, fugacious, fugitive, impermanent, impetuous, impulsive, inconstant, insubstantial, momentary, mortal, mutable, nondurable, nonpermanent, passing, short-lived, subject to death, temporal, temporary, transient, transitive, transitory, undurable, unenduring, unstable, volatile
 

 

 

 

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