1. (of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or deciphered
; - Example: "legible handwriting"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Legible \Leg"i*ble\ (l[e^]j"[i^]*b'l), a. [L. legibilis, fr.
legere to read: cf. OF. legible. See Legend.]
1. Capable of being read or deciphered; distinct to the eye;
plain; -- used of writing or printing; as, a fair, legible
The stone with moss and lichens so overspread,
Nothing is legible but the name alone. --Longfellow.
2. Capable of being discovered or understood by apparent
marks or indications; as, the thoughts of men are often
legible in their countenances.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: (of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or
deciphered; "legible handwriting" [ant: illegible]