maneuverable [muh-noo-ver-uh-buh l] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. capable of being steered or directed; easy to maneuver: The polyethylene craft remains as durable and maneuverable as any conventional high-performance kayak.
  2. able to maneuver easily: maneuverable troops; I felt extremely maneuverable on these shorter skis.

Origin of maneuverable maneuver + -able Related formsma·neu·ver·a·bil·i·ty, nounma·neu·ver·a·bly, adverbun·ma·neu·ver·a·ble, adjective Examples from the Web for maneuverable Contemporary Examples of maneuverable

  • American fighter planes are the fastest, most maneuverable jets in the world.

    Pentagon Worries That Russia Can Now Outshoot U.S. Stealth Jets

    Dave Majumdar

    December 4, 2014

  • Historical Examples of maneuverable

  • Must be maneuverable by operators whose reactive time is not fast, but whose judgment and foresight are trustworthy.

    The Impossible Voyage Home

    Floyd L. Wallace

  • Word Origin and History for maneuverable adj.

    1913, from maneuver + -able.

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