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Meaning of VOCABLE

Pronunciation:  'vowkubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a word that is spoken aloud
 

VOCABLE is a 7 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: spoken word
 
 See Also: word

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vo"ca*ble\, n. [L. vocabulum an appellation,
designation, name, fr. vocare to call, fr. vox, vocis, a
voice, a word: cf. F. vocable. See {Voice}.]
A word; a term; a name; specifically, a word considered as
composed of certain sounds or letters, without regard to its
meaning.

      Swamped near to drowning in a tide of ingenious
      vocables.                                --Carlyle.

 

 

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