1. [syn: docile, teachable]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Teachable \Teach"a*ble\, a.
Capable of being taught; apt to learn; also, willing to
receive instruction; docile.
We ought to bring our minds free, unbiased, and
teachable, to learn our religion from the Word of God.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: ready and willing to be taught; "docile pupils eager for
instruction"; "teachable youngsters" [syn: docile,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
45 Moby Thesaurus words for "teachable":
apt, bright, clever, docile, educable, facile, formable, homely,
humble, humble-looking, humble-visaged, humblest, impressionable,
inglorious, innocuous, instructable, intelligent, least, low,
lowest, lowliest, lowly, malleable, mean, modest, moldable,
motivated, plain, plastic, pliable, poor, quick, ready, receptive,
ripe for instruction, schoolable, simple, small, susceptible,
thirsty for knowledge, trainable, undistinguished, unimportant,