Examples from literature
- It was a bit stuffy, but the food was eatable.
- Still they were all eatable, and most of them really palatable.
- The tea's cold and as black as ink, growled the indignant lodger, "and the egg isn't eatable."
- The tongue, tenderloin and brisket are generally preferred, but all the meat is eatable.
- They looked at the food as critics, and acknowledged it to be eatable, with the faint air of an exile's sadness.