Pun·ish·a·ble a. Deserving of, or liable to, punishment; capable of being punished by law or right; -- said of person or offenses.
That time was, when to be a Protestant, to be a Christian, was by law as punishable as to be a traitor. -- Milton.
-- Pun*ish*a*ble*ness, n.
adj 1: liable to or deserving punishment; "punishable offenses"
2: subject to punishment by law; "a penal offense" [syn: penal]