disputable Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite capable of being disproved
  2. adjective satellite open to argument or debate
    moot; arguable; debatable.
    • that is a moot question


Dis`pu*ta*ble adjective
L. disputabilis: cf. F. disputable. See Dispute, v. i.
  1. Capable of being disputed; liable to be called in question, controverted, or contested; or doubtful certainty or propriety; controvertible; as, disputable opinions, propositions, points, or questions.
    Actions, every one of which is very disputable. Jer. Taylor.
  2. Disputatious; contentious. Obs. Shak.

Webster 1913