Definition of palpable

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • palpable is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 14
  • palpable is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 14
  • palpable is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 19

Definition of palpable


  • clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a palpable lie

    Synonyms

    1. apparent
    2. evident
    3. manifest
    4. patent
    5. plain
    6. unmistakable
  • capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a barely palpable dust
    2. felt sudden anger in a palpable wave
    3. the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton
    4. a palpable lie

    Synonyms

    1. tangible
  • (medicine) can be felt by palpation (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a palpable tumor
  • so intense as to be almost touched or felt (adjective)

    Examples

    1. there was a palpable sense of joy in the air

See definition of palpable in Merriam Webster

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