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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Subject to decay or death; mortal. Also: Likely to spoil or rot (food).

Usage examples (36)
  • Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions.
  • This minute and perishable planet
  • Travel tickets are what I call perishable goods: If a company doesn't sell seats, then they lose them.
  • Because it is 'perishable' - generally reaching peak maturity after 25 years before declining for more
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