Search Result for "corruptible":
1. capable of being corrupted;
- Example: "corruptible judges"
- Example: "dishonest politicians"
- Example: "a purchasable senator"
- Example: "a venal police officer"
[syn: corruptible, bribable, dishonest, purchasable, venal]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Corruptible \Cor*rupt"i*ble\ (k?r-r?p"t?-b'l), a. [L. corruptibilis: cf. F. corruptible.] 1. Capable of being made corrupt; subject to decay. "Our corruptible bodies." --Hooker. [1913 Webster] Ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold. --1 Pet. i. 18. [1913 Webster] 2. Capable of being corrupted, or morally vitiated; susceptible of depravation. [1913 Webster] They systematically corrupt very corruptible race. --Burke. -- Cor*rupt"i*ble*ness, n. -- Cor*rupt"i*bly, adv. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Corruptible \Cor*rupt"i*ble\, n. That which may decay and perish; the human body. [Archaic] --1 Cor. xv. 53. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
50 Moby Thesaurus words for "corruptible": approachable, bribable, brittle, buyable, capricious, changeable, corrupt, deciduous, dying, ephemeral, evanescent, fading, fickle, fixable, fleeting, flitting, fly-by-night, flying, fragile, frail, fugacious, fugitive, hireling, impermanent, impetuous, impulsive, inconstant, insubstantial, mercenary, momentary, mortal, mutable, nondurable, nonpermanent, on the pad, on the take, passing, perishable, purchasable, short-lived, temporal, temporary, transient, transitive, transitory, undurable, unenduring, unstable, venal, volatile