Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Pronunciation of 

permeable

view main entry for permeableadjective  /ˈpɜː(r)miəb(ə)l/

Pronunciations of related words

British English pronunciation: permeableClick to listen to the pronunciation of permeable

derived word

permeability

  /ˌpɜː(r)miəˈbɪləti/  noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: permeabilityClick to listen to the pronunciation of permeability

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

twilit

lit only by twilight

Open Dictionary

endies

Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog