impeachable (adj.) c.1500, from IMPEACH (Cf. impeach) + -ABLE (Cf. -able). Related: impeachably; impeachability.

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Impeachable — Im*peach a*ble, a. That may be impeached; liable to impeachment; chargeable with a crime. [1913 Webster] Owners of lands in fee simple are not impeachable for waste. Z. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impeachable — [im pēch′ə bəl] adj. 1. liable to be impeached 2. making one liable to be impeached [an impeachable act] impeachability n …   English World dictionary

  • impeachable — index blameful, blameworthy, reprehensible, unjustifiable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • impeachable — impeach UK US /ɪmˈpiːtʃ/ verb [T] LAW, GOVERNMENT ► especially in the US, to formally accuse a public official of a serious offence in connection with their job: »He was suspended and later impeached amid a $60 million financial scandal.… …   Financial and business terms

  • impeachable — adj. Impeachable is used with these nouns: ↑offence …   Collocations dictionary

  • impeachable — impeach ► VERB 1) call into question the integrity or validity of (a practice). 2) Brit. charge with treason or another crime against the state. 3) chiefly US charge (the holder of a public office) with misconduct. DERIVATIVES impeachable… …   English terms dictionary

  • impeachable — chəbəl adjective 1. : capable of being impeached : chargeable with misconduct, inadequacy, or other fault which might lead to being impeached 2. : capable of being used as the charge in an impeachment an impeachable offense …   Useful english dictionary

  • impeachable — adjective see impeach I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • impeachable — impeachability, n. /im pee cheuh beuhl/, adj. 1. making one subject to impeachment, as misconduct in office. 2. liable to be impeached. [1495 1505; IMPEACH + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • impeachable — adjective a) Able to be impeached (of a person). b) That warrants impeachment (of an offence) …   Wiktionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”