What does the word perishable mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Perishably.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Libale to perish; mortal.

Usage examples for perishable

  1. " But would not a great love," asked Thyone, " suffice to repay tenfold the perishable gifts that can be bought with gold and silver?" – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. We see it regularly applied in certain local trades, especially in the production and distribution of perishable commodities. – Problems of Poverty by John A. Hobson
  3. And these teeth and those that succeed them are of such perishable structure that present- day children need perpetual dental repairs. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
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