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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of a book) so poorly written and unentertaining as to be easily put down.

Usage examples (3)
  • They regarded his novels as highly putdownable -- that is, worthy of putdowns.
  • Things got off to a slowish start and I wasn't in my usual un-putdownable Peggy mode, I could take or leave this book and mostly I left it, took it to London for train...
  • This stance may alarm Dan Green, who has recently and quite rightly taken to task the “current literary culture mired in middlebrow mediocrity” and the mystifying hosannas... for more
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