1. Capable of change; subject to alteration; mutable; variable; fickle; inconstant; as, a changeable humor.
2. Appearing different, as in color, in different lights, or under different circumstances; as, changeable silk.
Syn: -- Mutable; alterable; variable; inconstant; fitful; vacillating; capricious; fickle; unstable; unsteady; unsettled; wavering; erratic; giddy; volatile.
adj 1: capable of or tending to change in form or quality or
nature; "a mutable substance"; "the mutable ways of
fortune"; "mutable weather patterns"; "a mutable
foreign policy" [syn: mutable] [ant: immutable]
2: such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency
to change; "changeable behavior"; "changeable moods";
"changeable prices" [syn: changeful] [ant: unchangeable]
3: subject to change; "a changeable climate"; "the weather is
uncertain"; "unsettled weather with rain and hail and
sunshine coming one right after the other" [syn: uncertain,
4: varying in color when seen in different lights or from
different angles; "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or
shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and
iridescent" [syn: chatoyant, iridescent, shot]