Pass"a*ble (?), a. [Cf. F. passable.]
Capable of being passed, traveled, navigated, traversed, penetrated, or the like; as, the roads are not passable; the stream is passablein boats.
His body's a passable carcass if it be not hurt; it is a throughfare for steel.
Capable of being freely circulated or disseminated; acceptable; generally receivable; current.
With men as with false money -- one piece is more or less passable than another.
Could they have made this slander passable.
Such as may be allowed to pass without serious objection; tolerable; admissable; moderate; mediocre.
My version will appear a passable beauty when the original muse is absent.
© Webster 1913.