(rather formal) deserving to be noticed or to receive attention; important synonym striking a notable success/achievement/example His eyes are his most notable feature. notable (for something) The town is notable for its ancient harbour. With a few notable exceptions, everyone gave something. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French, from Latin notabilis ‘worthy of note’, from the verb notare ‘to note, mark’.Extra examples The drawing room is particularly notable for its splendid oak panelling. His eyes are his most notable feature. It is notable that only 15% of senior managers are women. With a few notable exceptions, everyone gave something.